In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He was a lying, conniving, covering up peacemaker.
- Companies' accounts were misleading, their auditors conniving, their lawyers conspiring, their bankers inept.
- He always ends up looking smug like he's just done something evil, or conniving like he's planning something evil.
- Now it's trying to prevent exposure of its prewar conniving.
- Naturally, Sally Rogers is nothing like the conniving Yvonne.
- Every person who has ever told the camera that is always a conniving, manipulative sociopath.
- I don't really care about catching up on how my beloved soap characters have been scheming and conniving.
- A drink I could sip at a bar like a real alcoholic broad and not some conniving college student who snuck in.
- When not preaching or conniving, he joined in the general singing and dancing with consummate skill.
- But it is not your fault that a conniving temptress has ensnared you.
- I couldn't imagine contemporary female audiences buying a plot wherein conniving men turn their wives into homemaking robots.
- His decade-long struggle to replace Blair as prime minister was never an open political contest, but a conniving, cowardly and petty bid for personal power.
- Those who have been burnt look at it with contempt, a reminder of conniving luck.
- A pair of baboons acted precisely like conniving con artists in cooperating to deceive a third.
- Some University of Zambia students were allegedly conniving with staff there to change results and another group had problems with the bursaries.
- Some accuse the manufacturers and retailers of conniving in the premature death of old technology.
- The two were found to be conniving with an inter-state flesh trade gang, whose three members were arrested by the police last Friday.
- It means the remorseless destruction of local distinctiveness, choice and opportunity by international mega-brands and the rapacious, conniving corporations that own them.
- Never before had he come across a woman that was so similar to himself, so conniving, and ruthless in the attainment of her goals.
- DeVito revels in being comically conniving, and he is again convincing.
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