In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(exuberant, effusive)(person/personality) efusivo(personality/person) expresivo(person/personality) demostrativo Latin America
- Willis is a demonstrative player who wears his emotions on his sleeve.
- Dan confessed that his father was so demonstrative he'd grab his grown son's hand and walk with him down the street, hand in hand.
- My mom and dad were not very demonstrative parents and seldom if ever did they tell me these kind of things.
- He might seem to be a demonstrative person to you, but he's not!
- British people, as a rule, still disapprove of loud or demonstrative behaviour, except in very informal situations.
- Someone with a more demonstrative personality might have done a better job.
- Generous and warm-hearted you like to shower your loved one with affection and are very demonstrative and affectionate.
- You have a keen sense of humour, are winsome and vivacious, loving and demonstrative in your family.
- He's very demonstrative and very in charge but he's very bossy, too.
- My outrageous and pathetically demonstrative response arose in its entirety out of my sad and deeply personal unresolved childhood hurts.
- It has been obvious in the last couple of training sessions we've had that he's more demonstrative and that can only be good news.
- He has a lovely sense of humour, but he's not a demonstrative man.
- I'm not a very demonstrative person, having always been taught that emotion leads to weakness, so I was more than a little embarrassed.
- This wasn't a family that showed what it felt, or courted demonstrative friends.
- With his loud voice and demonstrative personality, Weis usually sets the tone on the practice field.
- Her royal husband, who was not a demonstrative man, went away to a room by himself and gave orders that he was to be left alone.
- In rehearsals, somehow, he digs deep and mines the heart of each scene, but not for a display of demonstrative emotion.
- They tend to be emotionally demonstrative and seductive, and use their appearance to attract the attention of others.
- Elinor, whose self-control is in strong contrast to Marianne's demonstrative emotions, silently conceals her distress.
- Or it may be their personality, just the way they are, and I don't mean to be critical of that, since I don't think I'm very demonstrative during a session, either.
2formal(logically conclusive)(exposition/argument) concluyentethis case is demonstrative of his theory — este caso demuestra su teoría
- He is very experienced in collating documents, summarizing evidence, arranging diagrammatic and demonstrative evidence and assisting with the general preparation for trial.
- It is no obstacle to theology that it cannot aim at conclusive demonstrative proof of the reality of God - there are many other worthwhile intellectual goals.
- In addition, it describes the historical origins of demonstrative evidence and incorporates recent social science research on visual processing into its analysis.
- The data are illustrative rather than demonstrative.
- Counsel for the plaintiff argues that all of these illustrations are demonstrative aids which would be used during the trial to inform and assist the jury in understanding their responsibilities.
- The course's contents included the direct and cross examination of lay and expert witnesses, introduction of evidence and demonstrative exhibits, the making of closing arguments and the opening statement.
- In my view, when the admissibility of demonstrative evidence is in issue, in many cases, a traditional analysis of probative value really misses the point.
- A bio-monitoring programme is also in place which reveals that the emissions do not have a demonstrative effect on the quality of the agricultural products which they have studied.
- He ventures upon two examples only of this demonstrative morality; and neither of them is more than verbal or gives any information about good or evil.
- ‘Subject’ here means the subject of the conclusion of the demonstrative syllogism.
- Substances are things to which we can refer by use of a demonstrative phrase of the form ‘this so-and-so’; they are things that can be picked out, identified, individuated.
- The best examples are the demonstrative pronouns this and that, for the reason that they are guaranteed a reference every time they are used.
- A number of words were tagged in the texts to separate homographs, so that will is separated into verb and noun forms, that into conjunctive, relative and demonstrative ones, and so on.
- Maybe I have a propensity for those sort of muddles, but maybe I'd rather have a propensity for that sort of a muddle, for my demonstrative pronouns are very dear to me.
- These are thoughts or judgements whose canonical expression is in terms of a demonstrative pronoun, ‘this’ or ‘that’, used to refer to some object in the perceived environment.
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