In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- To hear him now blame others for their credulity is breathtaking.
- This stretches credulity well past breaking point.
- At one extreme, it is used to represent the unswerving conviction and absolute credulity of the true believer.
- The truth is a tale of invented history and human credulity.
- As students of urban folklore know, legends are perpetuated for reasons other than simple credulity.
- Celebrity endorsements of good causes are sometimes characterised by both ignorance and credulity.
- Promising to abolish it would have stretched credulity too far.
- The amazing credulity of the customers didn't just apply to the product itself, but to the company.
- When fictional characters conquer our credulity to this extent, the likelihood is that they stand for some big idea that might, we think, make the world a better place.
- It would strain anyone's therapeutic credulity to believe that Audrey needed no further help.
- It strains credulity to believe that these guys were doing this from any altruistic motive.
- It would really stretch credulity to suggest that it could.
- Nevertheless, the script as it stands strains credulity.
- All that said, the prosecution's version of events seems to stretch credulity.
- Questions of seeing, believing, and credulity are explored in all of the essays and projects in this issue.
- By the end of the book, readers will have encountered many illustrations of the incredible credulity and cruelty that are among the most tragic of our species' traits.
- You see, citizens had been pushed to such extremes of cynicism that this latest transparent assault on their credulity was enough to break them.
- The crime stands beyond credulity or forgiveness.
- One is amazed at the extent of the media's ignorance and credulity.
- Those were dear good people but they must have carried simplicity and credulity to the limit.
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.