In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1Theatredramáticoteatralthe dramatic arts — las artes dramáticas
- Set up in 1893, the dramatic society claims to be the oldest independent one in the country.
- Something like this is a dream come true for any amateur dramatic society.
- The local dramatic society will provide street entertainment in various guises.
- Instead, pop culture, European legends and dramatic arts are clearly traceable.
- How many people of working age, for instance, now join amateur dramatic societies, or sign up to be Girl Guide leaders?
- It's a good choice for an amateur dramatic society as it places minimal strain on the actors.
- To your average punter, dance is to the dramatic arts what free jazz is to the musical.
- An energetic round of theatre visits kept her in touch with the latest in dramatic writing and performance.
- No studies have assessed the impact of the dramatic society on the lives of its participants.
- The development of lianpu is closely related to that of Chinese dramatic art.
- He grades the comic and the dramatic to get to the idea that art is a way of life, thinking, or a psychic condition.
- Roderick Harris Royal College of Art graduate whose dramatic paintings are darkly humorous.
- He did his dramatic training at Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, London.
- She saw Hilary's dramatic potential and trained her to perform as a voiceless clown.
- Puccini's powerful lyricism and dramatic timing were beautifully captured by the company.
- A structure in which dramatic or ceremonial performances could be staged in front of an audience.
- Will you take part in some amateur dramatic or operatic society's play or opera?
- And members of local amateur dramatic societies will be dressing up as characters from the film.
- As a student, I did a fair amount of acting with the university dramatic society.
- He has a good eye for the dramatic or touching vignette and is a superb storyteller.
1.2(exaggerated)(entrance/pause) dramático(entrance/pause) histriónicothere's no need to be so dramatic about it — no hay por qué hacer tanto teatro
- She was so dramatic, hunched over the sink like that, mascara dripping off the tip of her nose.
- He is as dramatic as they come and a delight for journalists looking for good copy.
- His technique and his dramatic personality made him by far the greatest dancer I had seen at that time.
- Extravagant designs that look theatrical, dramatic and poetic are given heavy emphasis.
- If you are dramatic you have a gift for mimicking and feel the spirit of the situation.
- Cavendish and her dramatic heroines alternately invite and reject the gaze of the other, of desire, and of the crowd.
- I'm not dramatic about anything that happens to me in this game or within my life.
- She is very dramatic as in all the roles she tackles, and I am sure that live onstage she is much more convincing.
- Then I guess he was always a dramatic kid, he did a really impressive dyeing scene.
2.1(striking)(change/improvement) espectacular(improvement/change) drástico(increase) espectacular
- In the midst of these dramatic circumstances Che returned to the camp on March 20.
- Now this, I have to say, constitutes a hugely dramatic change in circumstances.
- Now everything is geared up for a dramatic conclusion this Sunday as the sport's top riders race to the wire in search of title glory.
- The police will be making a press conference about today's dramatic events at 7pm tonight.
- The news comes after dramatic increases in the money spent on road calming measures over the last few years.
- The dramatic events were caught on camcorder by an Evening Press reader, and featured on our front page yesterday.
- But if he does come back, it will be a very dramatic event for the Red Sox and their fans.
- It uses locally collected artefacts, and pictures of the dramatic events of 1940, to tell its story.
- Despite signs of economic recovery, there's slim hope of a dramatic turnaround this year.
- The fall of the Berlin Wall was the most dramatic event of the political revolution.
- Earlier, in a dramatic outburst, he claimed he was not getting a fair hearing after being refused permission to call a witness.
- We usually prefer gradual and mild change to sudden and dramatic change.
- Maybe because of the dramatic drop in the demand for his portraits, his art underwent a transformation.
- The human capacity to adapt to dramatic changes in life circumstances is impressive.
- This is especially so as there does not seem to have been a dramatic increase in the incidence of such families.
- And in one of the most dramatic shifts our society has seen, two-thirds of all moms also work outside the home.
- But when the market was reopened a dramatic transformation started to develop.
- Over the past 10 to 15 years, there have been some dramatic shifts in Western societies.
- It comes on top of an expected 500m euro shortfall in tax returns and a dramatic downturn in the economy.
- This study encountered no evidence of such sudden dramatic transformation.
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