In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be devoid of sth — carecer de algo formal
- she is utterly devoid of imagination — carece totalmente de imaginación
- a speech devoid of content — un discurso carente de contenido
- England's captain and vice-captain find themselves in a team devoid of leadership.
- The second half was largely devoid of incident until the latter stages, when Elgin had good chances.
- It shows the artist hard at work in his studio, a room entirely devoid of visual stimulation.
- It is a slippery path, at the bottom of which lies a hollow curriculum, devoid of meaningful content.
- The only problem with these theories is that they are entirely devoid of evidence.
- They looked devoid of inspiration for a long time but they found it again when they needed it most.
- This is not to say that, beneath the sparkling verbal surface, the novel is devoid of seriousness.
- She saw his face and tried to determine how he felt, but his face was devoid of emotions.
- Obtusely, in a country devoid of trees, the houses turned out to be prefabricated wooden boxes.
- However, the piece quickly turned into a rant so devoid of content it made me laugh.
- How swiftly events have moved - and in a direction which appears devoid of hope.
- It really does bother me so that things have become entirely devoid of wit and creativity.
- There was also a mysterious strip in the north end zone which was devoid of grass.
- Near the Gulf of Mexico is a giant dead zone devoid of fish and other aquatic life.
- Their comeback might even be viewed as a sign that the Govan men are not entirely devoid of ruthlessness.
- The ones I have seen are devoid of any character, any energy and any facilities worth mentioning.
- They require total compliance with the line and they are devoid of humour.
- If, as some say, life is essentially devoid of all meaning, then what are you going to do?
- This album exposes him as an unremarkable singer, largely devoid of charisma or vocal prowess.
- The documents are good on events, but short on emotion, so what results is devoid of soul.
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