In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- But quite apart from the silliness of it all, it's a usefully concrete, physical metaphor for what much of our software already does.
- For them, the general feeling of humiliation and powerlessness has materialized in a concrete way.
- Fukuyama's arguments are at once too abstract and too concrete.
- Almost all of my work stems from a concern with the strange juxtaposition of the very abstract and the very concrete.
- There is no fast solution, and that's why proposing concrete solutions to specific problems isn't as easy as it sounds.
- There was also the concrete link of the physical presence on American soil of the largest contingent of Jews from the Diaspora, as well as the biblical link between Calvinism and Judaism.
- Why is it that judges are so concerned about having real, concrete cases and refusing to decide questions in the abstract?
- In Pinter, this threat does not come in abstract terms; it is concrete and palpable.
- Our own proposal is concrete, and has specific policy actions.
- I wish I had a more concrete, definite, positive, upbeat answer to give.
- In the child's mind these are concrete rules, and physical realities that the child can relate to.
- Consequently, teachers must carefully analyze any visual materials for concrete congruency with their lesson objectives.
- He said that he will have to wait until he gets a concrete sense of what exactly will happen to the physical location of the Bomber.
- The silence of a king can be charming, but the silence of a prime minister on a definite problem means a concrete position.
- I can't answer it in a very concrete or specific way.
- And you repeat this over and over again, so that even when for example there be concrete instances in which you can document the ongoing existence of racism.
- It came through concrete example and abstract argument.
- Notice how he is more concrete, focusing on existing institutions and building on those to create an articulated Anglosphere.
- The Democrat needs to be concrete and specific.
- Let us continue to pray for the nation but let us also make concrete plans that are informed by the physical and natural experiences we have garnered over time.
2(not abstract)(reality/object) concretoconcrete noun — nombre concreto masculine
- concrete number — número concreto
- In discussing some general problem in nature he always knows how to pick out a typical concrete physical problem and to give it a clear mathematical formulation.
- As Steve notes, giving all Iraqis a very concrete, material stake in the new regime would go a long way to securing a political constituency for the new order.
- A rock is just as physical and more concrete than a human body, but I would not therefore let my body die for the sake of the rock.
- So the novel does not rest with the mere depiction of the locations of violence but meticulously examines its concrete, physical ramifications.
- The material home represents the concrete expression of saving ‘for a home of our own’.
- But is also one of the sites where the formation of new claims by informal political actors materializes and assumes concrete form.
- Poetry allows us to examine science in a way that purely scientific discourse cannot by analogizing abstract concepts into concrete forms.
- In architecture, of course, tradition and history come in the very concrete and visible form of existing structures which the designer has to incorporate into any new work.
- His poems utilise the abstract power of language in a way that is paralleled by Salcedo's use of pared down, concrete physical form.
- What these churches have to offer, in addition to intangibles like eternal salvation, is concrete, material assistance.
- Students of Sivakasi Nadar Matriculation Higher Secondary School gave form to their dreams by building castles not in the air but from concrete materials.
- First, the concrete tangibility of a visible Pagan structure is what will enable non-Pagans to relate to us positively.
- Perception of the other person's body as a physical object is an abstraction from this concrete experience of the other person.
- He argues that space-time points and regions are concrete, physical objects, and so they are not mathematical.
- It is grotesquely, disastrously wrong about the Labour Party, and it imposes an abstract answer on a concrete situation.
- Finlay made his reputation in the 1960s as a concrete poet, an art form in which the physical arrangement of words on the page creates meaning in the poem itself.
- Brand awareness should be a stepping stone to more concrete action, like opposing sweatshop labour, but it's not an end in itself.
- Sophocles' dramatic imagination is before all else physical and concrete.
- As an element in cultural categorizations, the role of the human body goes far beyond its concrete physical boundaries.
- When I say this, what I express is not my wish for a pure poetry, but a concrete, physical attitude.
1hormigón masculineconcreto masculine Latin Americamasculine cemento(post/building) de hormigón(building/post) de concreto Latin America
1(path) pavimentar con hormigón(path) pavimentar con concreto Latin America
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.