In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(easily identifiable)(marking/plumage) distintivo(marking/plumage) característico(gesture/laugh) personal(gesture/laugh) inconfundible(decor/dress) particular
- Students must learn to work more spontaneously, trusting the distinctive character of watercolor.
- If you don't have something distinctive to say, don't bother!
- Some have distinctive markings on their heads and on their carapace, or upper shell.
- She has her own very distinctive style and the audience have really taken to her.
- The Saudis have in a very short while come up with their own highly distinctive style of management.
- We all order the same dish, off a set menu, but in our individually distinctive voices.
- Indeed, one of the most distinctive features was the fresh, unsullied cuisine.
- She considered such " glades " the most distinctive feature of the Nashville Basin.
- All of these contribute to the distinctive flavour and aroma of the resultant wines.
- The instrumentals are all extremely well executed, each with its own distinctive flavour.
- The parables are one of the most distinctive features of the teaching of Jesus.
- Everything's in place here, but they could stand to find a more distinctive sound vocally.
- The Philharmonic Hall itself has a very distinctive style.
- The Pixies left behind them an impressive legacy; their highly distinctive sound was impossible to replicate.
- The setting is also a great way to introduce a lot of distinctive characters.
- Levine is an independent figure, standing apart from groups and movements, and his work is highly distinctive.
- But none of them has made a record as distinctive as Boy in Da Corner.
- We celebrate them as distinctive characteristics that set newspaper work apart.
- They brew four different beers with very distinctive flavours.
- All the studied species have diagnostic alleles in addition to morphologically distinctive characters.
2Linguisticsdistinctive feature — rasgo distintivo / pertinente masculine
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