In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1artificiosoher reaction seemed a little contrived — su reacción pareció un poco afectada
- How could it be that in a situation as artificially contrived as a television studio, you could get this frank and free discussion between two people?
- In the end, a few short minutes in such contrived circumstances did little to further the debate on the something already described as a ‘national disgrace’.
- Thus a contrived dichotomy between human rights and national security has been artificially orchestrated.
- Both are real and ancient things, ignored by those who live in a bubble of artificial laughter and contrived wit, but alive to those who meet them in the everyday.
- Harris rejected such an ahistorical and artificially contrived formulation of African studies.
- They would rather deal with technology than with philosophy, tackle contrived situations than trigger debates on the nuances of film images.
- Here, however, several contrived situations are grafted into the plot to generate artificial tension.
- My idea of a game, first of all, is that it represents a subset of the rules of Life, or an artificially contrived set of rules that represent something else entirely.
- We are breaking free from our completely contrived preconception of how things ought to be.
- The seemingly haphazard arrangement of pavilions was a contrived effect, it can be seen as a stand against the Beaux Arts tradition.
- Is her vulnerability a natural or contrived circumstance?
- This theme is played out through a dozen strangers who become related by artfully contrived coincidence.
- This is an authentic confessional, full of self-corrections and digressions and commentary on itself, without ever feeling contrived or artificial.
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