In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A convinced anticlerical, he regarded all saints and visionaries as hysterics.
- The they had supported the Prague Spring in a convinced, brotherly, and firm manner.
2(persuaded)to be convinced of sth — estar convencido de algo
- to be convinced that — estar convencido de que
- Having read many of Mr Brown's letters I am firmly convinced that he cares little for animal welfare.
- I am not at all convinced of their reasons for thinking this, but I'll come to that later.
- Last I heard, his tragic wife, convinced of his innocence, was campaigning to clear his name.
- We were also convinced of the rightness of our cause and drawn into close bonds with each other and our allies.
- I know this sounds a very simplistic solution to a very complex issue, but I am convinced of its truth.
- Personally, I have never been fully convinced of his unmatchable badness.
- He is not convinced a truth commission could completely address this problem.
- If the government is not convinced of the necessity of a project, then no money is granted.
- I am firmly convinced that the future of British politics lies in the hands of smaller parties - and lots of them.
- Maybe a lot of the public is not convinced of that yet, and it's not a conventional war.
- These are powerful men convinced of their own entitlement to bounty and governance.
- We are proud of our high journalistic standards and we would not publish any story unless entirely convinced of its accuracy.
- Forces will not be committed to action if we are not convinced of their capability.
- Many doctors are not convinced of a link between iron levels and heart disease in men.
- It is available to all those who hear the new truth and feel inwardly convinced of its desirability.
- Surprisingly, several of the undecided came away from Clarke's meeting convinced of his arguments.
- He took with him messages of support from Andy's family and friends, who remain convinced of his innocence.
- Now they are firmly convinced of their truth, and most of them turn with hatred against any kind of personal property.
- Most of all, he remains touchingly convinced of his powers of persuasion.
- Having taken health supplements as a competitive swimmer, Wilkie became convinced of their efficacy.
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