In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(laughter/smile) provocarto elicit sth (from sb) — obtener algo (de algn)
- the speech elicited a hostile response from the audience — el discurso provocó / suscitó una reacción hostil por parte del público
- According to analysts, any bit of good news in this climate elicits an exaggerated reaction in an oversold market that's coming off a slew of negative pre-announcements.
- Pressing him on whether women seriously held the upper hand in government and society, she never quite elicited a satisfying answer.
- It's time to start worrying when exhibitions elicit no reaction at all.
- Translation into local languages of report and draft Constitution to elicit public responses.
- Other innovations are eliciting such reactions.
- His name isn't going to elicit a positive reaction - it hasn't for over a year now.
- The study was widely reported in newspapers and elicited some unsurprising reactions.
- That question's been asked time and time again, and it elicits no valid answer.
- I put the emphasis on that last word just right so to elicit some reaction from him.
- Next, the points were stimulated with an ear probe to elicit a positive reaction.
- We need to stop worrying about what others think of us and make pictures that elicit a gut reaction.
- He tried gesturing towards the door but that elicited no useful reaction from the creature.
- You would imagine that a call to the Department of the Taoiseach would elicit answers to those relatively easy questions.
- Prolonged question and answer sessions will eventually elicit the response the teacher is looking for.
- This is a work-in-progress meant to elicit reaction and address problems in the transport industry.
- which are more likely to elicit a positive response than direct statements of fact.
- In other words, such a question is not meant to elicit an answer.
- If some students disagree with an incorrect answer, elicit the correct response.
- They say they are interested in eliciting strong reactions to their work but, as people, the deepest emotion they seem willing to display is this kind of bland amusement.
- In fact, neither of these statements elicited a positive response and Wilson quickly moved on.
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