In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1círculo masculineliterary/cultural coterie — círculo literario/cultural
- He has numerous houses in several countries and embraces a coterie of celebrity friends.
- They are trapped with the coteries of a dying movement.
- No doubt the winner will be most gratified and a coterie of industry insiders will take great interest in the results.
- We haven't yet reached the point where the coterie begins to jump ship, but they have enough to worry about already.
- Each coterie defends a home territory of about one acre from surrounding coteries.
- I put on an afternoon tea for my coterie of new international students, inviting former students to come along and share their wisdom.
- Consequently there are situations where even legitimate facts are negated by the scientific coterie.
- Dynasties cannot survive without coteries, and without a belief in their own right to rule.
- A coterie of students stood close by the stairs to the beach, kicking sand at each other and taking turns leaping into the ocean.
- These are questions that are no longer restricted to a small coterie of people who are ‘interested in politics’.
- Obviously, the difference was pocketed by the ruling coterie.
- The hermit's warning about marriage didn't seem to trouble him: he enjoyed a coterie of wives and survived unscathed.
- How, you wonder, could she have ended up surrounding herself with a coterie of astrologers, spiritualists and lifestyle consultants?
- Polo has long been a favourite among the royals and their coterie, but it is increasingly accessible to mere mortals, too.
- The show depends on a coterie of regular guests.
- This coterie, some ministers complain, has made an otherwise accessible chief minister elusive.
- The contestants primp and preen, surrounded by clucking coteries of friends and parents.
- Nor was it particularly funny when he turned up for their first date accompanied by a coterie of managers, friends and hangers-on.
- Once again they are superb at building a picture of the times, especially the foment of ideas and information that found fertile ground in the coteries and cliques of Restoration coffee-shop culture.
- As it is, he has virtually become a prisoner of the coterie around him!
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