In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(behavior)comportamiento masculineconducta feminine
- My happy demeanor quickly vanished, as soon as it had come, replaced by cold dread.
- It has been evident in your manner and demeanour that you do not wish to talk to me and so I have not approached you until now.
- Isabella studied his quiet demeanor and honest profile for a few moments in silence.
- I was embarrassed and wondered if there was something in my appearance or demeanor that had amused her.
- His demeanor suddenly changed from gentle, indulgent parent, to barking hellion.
- Both men are renowned for their friendly demeanour and reassuring manner.
- Her demeanor changed from happy and excited to down and depressed within a second.
- My previously sunny and happy demeanour changed to one of abject horror.
- If he was living the high life, his appearance and demeanour gave no hint of it.
- His attitude and demeanor were so like a guy that she had known in high school.
- Anger and resentment had elbowed aside his normally amiable demeanour.
- He said his demeanour and attitude during questioning was not that of a man who had something to hide.
- Lara, thanks to her confident demeanour was one of the easy favourites throughout the evening.
- He gave coherent answers to questions and his demeanour appeared to be normal.
- Your attitude and demeanor can betray how you feel as clearly as inattentive service.
- His demeanour as a speaker at the luncheon had to some extent prepared me.
- His non-smiling demeanour is all about the importance of being earnest.
- His gentle demeanour hid his fighting spirit which made him a born leader.
- Despite the new grown-up demeanour, some aspects of the girl still spill over.
- His demeanor and commitment to being a protector make him appear distant and serious.
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