In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- If we could, the manuscripts would become unnecessary, dispensable.
- In short, he has become politically dispensable.
- During the last century, when communism attempted to conquer the world, the poor were never better than its dispensable foot-soldiers.
- Speaking at the presentation ceremony, the Minister condemned those who have said that Irish has no place in modern society and that it is a dispensable relic from the past.
- In evolutionary terms, human beings are clearly dispensable.
- Connacht, so long the political, social and economic ‘whipping boy’ of this island of ours, are once more found dispensable.
- And then life wouldn't be this fast-food, microwave society where everybody's dispensable.
- The fourth group can be characterized as the urban working class, most of whom are increasingly dispensable and replaceable; their diminished prospects cause them to be generally opposed to globalization.
- There is always something happening in the European style village… festivals, wine-tasting, shops that sell more than dispensable souvenirs, and entertainment.
- That's a hundred billion dollar fortune, a huge amount of money and they have to figure out how to do that, how to dispose of dispensable funds…
- Strange as it may seem, most people, especially men with their precious egos, do not like being told that the arrogance bred into them by their proud parents is an overbearing and dispensable quality.
- Needless to say, when that goal becomes personal salvation, the people who inhabit this earthly, tainted, and mortal world become dispensable.
- We should not, however, assume from this that for Augustine-or for us-this parable is dispensable, a redundant repetition of a message that we already know from elsewhere.
- This is achieved by doubling all the components, effectively making each component dispensable or ‘redundant’.
- If - heaven forbid - things did get out of hand, better to have a row of eminently dispensable foreign journalists in the most vulnerable seats than the prime minister and his entourage.
- Our very success has made us seem dispensable.
- Leading corporates the world over, no longer go by the old dictum that held sway at one time: ‘People are dispensable.’
- And I have come to feel really dispensable, as though my initiative and judgment - the things that I personally can bring to the job - are not only unnecessary but unwelcome.
- Novelists seem to have as much to say as ever, but maybe books are becoming more and more dispensable to the modern human animal.
- The ‘value’ of UN authority proved to be as dispensable as the Third Way.
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