In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It is always difficult to explain to students of politics how the core concepts of liberty and equality are contradictory yet mutually constitutive.
- Secular culture so often teaches us that religion and science are mutually exclusive, even contradictory, forces.
- However, subsequent studies led to contradictory conclusions.
- An individual can also say contradictory things at different times.
- Despite this, the Committee reached conclusions that are contradictory and that were not based on a comprehensive review of the available literature.
- And when it comes to discussions about his effectiveness in playing that card, there are similarly contradictory conclusions.
- These studies lead to different, and often contradictory, conclusions.
- They believed that their strategy not only reconciled rapid growth with equitable distribution but made these two apparently contradictory social aims mutually supporting.
- Roche has attacked the heritage group over what he described as its inconsistent and contradictory attitudes towards different projects.
- The ability of one and the same human being to hold on to quite contradictory and even sharply opposed ideas is well known and has had many celebrated illustrations.
- On these rare occasions when people are presented with the same raw data, the two camps have managed to fashion conclusions that are not just different but almost entirely contradictory.
- He cannot, however, be forced in the name of tolerance to agree that all points of view, including those that are mutually contradictory, are equally valid.
- Since I believe not in mistakes, but in likes and dislikes, I find Shaw's musical judgment equally acute in both of his contradictory conclusions.
- One wonders how all of these expansive and apparently contradictory conclusions fell within the committee's assigned sphere of responsibility.
- As I see it and as I think the articles in this issue indicate, these two positions are neither diametrically opposed nor contradictory.
- Indeed, one of the two main words used in English legislation, i.e., obscene, has two, mutually contradictory, legal definitions.
- Again activism and commerce are neither contradictory nor mutually exclusive.
- As a skilled political counsellor More had to display his rhetorical skills in justifying often mutually incompatible or contradictory statements and beliefs in the service of the state.
- Even within weeks, or given years, he'll go back and forth on the very same issue and express points of view that are mutually completely contradictory.
- But these authors reached their conclusion by ignoring the contradictory data!
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.