In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The busts bear no arms or other marks which might help with identification of the sitters, although the conservative dress and hairstyle suggest they were from the middle classes.
- Otherwise, he has dressed in a conservative gray suit, with a crisp white shirt and perfectly creased trousers.
- There he embarked on a covert anti-devolution campaign and many respected journalists left as he imposed his middle-market editorial content and conservative values on the paper.
- Not only are the quantities of meat large, but the fact that there are people who want to eat dried rat bat, or even monkey meat comes as a surprise to those of us whose tastes are more conservative.
- Some activists approach these issues from the perspective of religious freedom and conservative values.
- Here again there is a fine balance to be struck between the use of doctrine to enforce innovation and its more conservative function as the bearer of professional values and institutional memories.
- The dress was very conservative, but it accentuated my curves.
- The students' conservative dress also belies the fact that they are, like they were in my day, by and large liberal in outlook.
- If the deceased fisherman has relatives and belongs to a conservative religious tradition, his ambiguous death is more likely to be judged an accident than if he is single and secular.
- Betty may only be a character, but she's part of a much larger trend toward conservative values and traditional female roles.
- Should I teach them secular values or conservative religious ones?
- He really does look as if a men's conservative dress shop is the only place that would hire him.
- Since newcomers established colonies in imitation of their homelands, their taste was inherently conservative, broadening only with time and travel.
- While her friends accept the affair, she must hide it from her tradition-bound parents and religiously conservative older brother.
- She was wearing a conservative peach dress suit and low-heeled white shoes.
- The best advice I was always given by peers was to dress in a conservative suit with modest accessories at the interview.
- Not until the second half of the nineteenth century did the valuation of scientific knowledge come into conflict with more conservative religious values.
- It was a kind of sweet and sour sauce, possibly of lemon and mustard, that just didn't hit it off with my conservative taste buds.
- An orchestrated return to traditional family values has pressured conservative men to explicitly re-valorize women who accept traditional roles.
- What are referred to as the Christian right in the USA are mainly people with very conservative values about issues such as homosexuality and abortion.
- These prevalent conservative values have complicated the kingdom's relations with its main foreign ally - the United States.
- The traditional range is still being sold, particularly into America where tastes are more conservative.
- Not wanting to bowl him over completely on their first date, she'd donned a fairly conservative dress of navy blue, with white trim and buttons.
- This contrasts with a stronger assertion of identity and values among conservative church bodies.
- We hear a lot about conservative values in the country.
- The rapid rise of the green movement is an example of this, because it appeals to traditional conservative values.
- The rather conservative dress in question is on the left as you can see.
- His parents weren't party-political, but he was certainly brought up with traditionally conservative values.
- Many of them are religious, (and they may have voted to ban gay marriage) but they are not driven to the polls on the conservative values agenda.
- She was dressed in a conservative black suit and pearls.
- The many suits and ties and other conservative dress worn by the crowd yesterday reflected the upscale membership of much of the organisation.
- The real viewers are likely to be over 50, married and of broadly conservative tastes.
- I work for a commercial real-estate company with a highly conservative dress code.
- Lewis was an old-fashioned Christian, and those who consider the church to be too interested in modernising see him as a hero of religious orthodoxy and conservative values.
- Will it mean that the tide of traditional patriarchal values, of conservative religiosity, will become irreversible?
- The hectic design would hardly have conformed with Philip's conservative taste.
- This modernization was predicated on defense, rather than destruction, of traditional and conservative Spanish Catholic religious culture.
- For women, the look is conservative - ladylike suits, sophisticated pantsuits, subtle dark dresses.
- It also is the least atonal-sounding movement and will likely appeal even to those of fairly conservative tastes.
- Kenyan homes are traditionally conservative and strictly patriarchal.
(in UK, Can, etc)conservadorthe Conservative (and Unionist) Party — el Partido Conservador
3(cautious)(approach) cauteloso(approach) prudenteat a conservative estimate — calculando por lo bajo
- He said it was not possible to say how long the pressure would have lasted: ‘A conservative estimate would be about a minute, maybe two.’
- It appears this may have been a conservative estimate.
- Forty years is a ridiculously conservative estimate, as can now be demonstrated, and it turns out that microfiche's shelf-life is limited too, far more than paper.
- The average person moves six times in their lifetime, according to conservative estimates, sometimes losing touch with friends, colleagues and even relatives.
- A conservative estimate would surely be closer to 60,000.
- One conservative estimate put the number of protesters at more than six million people, making it largest ever simultaneous demonstration since the Vietnam War.
- We consider this to be a conservative estimate.
- And that, say experts, is a very conservative estimate.
- A conservative estimate has visitors spending an average of €80 each.
- Those sorts of considerations are why I said $440 billion was a conservative estimate, which is admittedly a bit crazy just to say, but there it is.
- The price was paid in Latin America in the deaths and disappearance of, at a conservative estimate, around 100,000 people throughout the subcontinent.
- However, this is a conservative estimate that suggests at most just one in eight of all non-resident accounts opened over the period in question were bogus.
- Despite the fact that a conservative estimate for the overall cost of the project is in the region of 40 million both men believe now is the time to make such an investment.
- The $2.8 million is a conservative estimate based on records from the House and Senate clerks' offices.
- The combat capability of such a servicemen could be compared, even by conservative estimates, to that of a modern section or even platoon.
- A conservative estimate suggested that mistaken identification contributed to the wrongful conviction of more than 300 people a year in England and Wales.
- However, with conservative estimates putting the figure at almost £40 million, cabinet approval will be required.
- At a conservative estimate, anywhere between three to five million people live inside these protected areas and several millions more around them.
- The number of women trafficked for this purpose is unknown, although conservative estimates put the number in the millions.
- And, you know, that might be a conservative estimate.
1(traditionalist)conservador masculineconservadora feminine
- This is not to say that any one group of conservatives are strictly to blame.
- So the claim that there are conservatives who believe in some sort of absolute liberty is a total straw man.
- It just shows that there is nothing that conservatives can do to please some people.
- The suggestion was immediately set upon by conservatives who argued it was all exaggerated.
- The likely truth is that liberal bias does affect news coverage, but not always in the ways conservatives suspect.
- I have put up here some reasons why conservatives in particular have reason to be thankful today.
- He could actually win if the turnout is low and led by conservatives who are sticking by him.
- There are a lot of conservatives who have held their tongue for the better part of two years.
- When divorce came along, the same conservatives argued it would mean an end to the institution.
- The great failing of conservatives is their tendency to just give up after a few tries.
- In liberal mythology it's conservatives and reactionaries who take the simplistic view.
- We can only hope for the day when liberals stop considering conservatives to be lesser human beings.
- Once Africa was no longer a site of superpower competition, conservatives largely lost interest as well.
- She proceeded to lay out her views on a range of issues that rub conservatives raw.
- They saw fascists as more patriotic and determined than traditional conservatives.
- The antagonism between conservatives and progressives in Korea has a long history.
- Many conservatives expect a Supreme Court justice whose opinions they can predict.
- On the other side is every strand of opinion from traditional moral conservatives to communists.
- That line seems to be working pretty well now among some of my fellow conservatives.
- The conservatives approve of my using the old words, but my themes upset them.
2Conservative(in UK)conservador masculineconservadora femininethe Conservatives — los conservadores
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