In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- On the far side of the crumbling brick edifice a bloated half moon hung low in the sky.
- All societies have moral rules, but only a few have elaborated them into systems - into what might be called moral edifices.
- The imposing Victorian edifice on North Bridge in Edinburgh which once housed the capital's daily newspapers is now making news in its own right.
- Only workers are able and willing to challenge the whole edifice of capitalist injustice.
- Note that restrictions on the building of religious edifices by minorities are common in Eurasia.
- There has been no acknowledgment of the mistaken assumptions on which the modern edifice rests.
- Incorrectly labelling them as' illegal immigrants', they build a vast edifice of repression.
- The collapse of the Bretton Woods system in 1971 brought down with it the fragile European edifice.
- We have built a whole superstructure, a constitutional edifice, on that basis.
- Scalia's entire legal edifice is built not upon words, but upon a single understanding of a word.
- Among the core fantasies on which the entire edifice rests is the belief that something called True Love exists.
- From this the reviewer assumed that I was black and on that assumption raised a towering edifice of racial criticism.
- Golden light peaked out around the edges of the stone edifices, causing the building to appear black in hue.
- The war on terror was founded on an edifice of illusions that virtually no one in the US policy community questioned.
- Forget your monuments, buildings and other such edifices, this city has trees.
- Present-day government buildings are often old brick edifices left over from the Soviet period.
- How can we raise a secure and objective historiographical edifice on such flimsy foundations?
- For a very brief moment the edifice of post-cold war global capitalism looked as if it was gazing over a very steep precipice.
- Prominent edifices such as historic structures, public buildings, churches, synagogues, and high rises get special treatment.
- Justice theorists have constructed impressive edifices by refining traditional notions of fairness and responsibility.
- The entire edifice of opera subsidy, supposedly designed to make opera accessible, has had to rely instead on a private company.
- However, Top of the Rock does have a rather good view of a certain imposing art-deco edifice: the Empire State Building.
- So the explanation comes and the whole edifice crumbles.
- The city was no mongrel conglomeration of edifices built independently of one another, but a single, flowing ocean of architecture that stretched on to the horizon.
- It serves as the local church now, and it's a little disconcerting to see the homely parish notices posted up in such an imposing edifice.
- But Isabella was intuitively convinced of a distinct lack of life within the ancient stone edifice.
- The white band is the campaign's symbol, worn on the wrist, the arm, the head, or on July 1, international White Band Day, entire buildings and edifices.
- Building these three, giant, rolling, temple-like edifices new every twelve months is no small task.
- We have opted to build strong relationships with players instead of building billion-dollar edifices.
- Each tries to outdo the other and some of them are towering edifices.
- It seems the whole global capitalist edifice lies rather uncomfortably on the shoulders of the humble shopper.
- Magnificent edifices such as the Liver building were erected with the proceeds of the slave and spice trades.
- By the end of the 19th century it had become an imposing theoretical edifice.
- Thankfully, she managed to locate the tall brick edifice.
- Residential buildings and public edifices were built on a far larger scale than in previous years.
- Poverty and wars are becoming the order of the world threatening to demolish the very edifice patriarchal capitalism strives to protect.
- Indeed, one act of violence is enough to bring down the whole edifice of peace-building.
- It is an imposing edifice, a mock temple based on the classical Greek model, with a fine pediment and no fewer than six columns.
- They both paused in front of the magnificent edifice in which they worked before Jack got the door.
- We need to recognize the defects of the old system and throw it out, before the entire edifice of any justice in Indian society collapses.
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