In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fame)prestigio masculinerenombre masculineeminencia feminine
- From modest roots, his rise to eminence was all the more remarkable.
- ‘I feel absolutely delighted but very humbled to have been included in this roster of eminence,’ she said.
- And when eventually he realised the nature of the complaint, his defence fell back on the eminence of the good Sir Richard.
- The honorary position is seen as a reward for professional eminence in the field.
- To achieve such eminence, there are doubtless various devices and elements in a novel which are more or less compulsory: crime fiction has to have a crime, for example.
- For eighteenth-century Europeans that was still the case, but, for west European intellectuals at least, Europe enjoyed an eminence over the rest of the world for secular reasons as well.
- Among the many ways Britain has been different from the continent has been not only the number but the eminence of female Sovereigns.
- She is also renowned for the eminence of her contacts.
- Early nationalists in search of martial heroes raised him to the eminence of a ‘freedom fighter‘.
- Some authors have been surprised that their eminence hasn't protected them from a mauling at the hands of ‘the mad, the bad, and the misinformed.’
- This is especially so if the expert is a man of great eminence and therefore likely to be respected, effective and persuasive.
- The Edinburgh operation is in a very healthy situation, we are encountering very significant growth, and we can build on our core talents to operate from a position of eminence and strength in these competitive markets.
- James, by contrast, has risen to a heady eminence which serves to further emphasize the humiliation of his sibling.
- While retaining strong connections with his roots, he progressed inexorably from unexceptional beginnings to a position of some eminence in Vienna.
- Salieri, who has risen from humble origins to his position of eminence through sheer hard work, is a deeply devout man.
- There are certain men and women who by reason of their genius, eminence, achievement, or idiosyncrasy seem to exercise a sort of magnetism on biographers and publishers.
- He cites the eminence and experience of the writers, showing that they are not mere hacks but people with a reputation to maintain.
2Eminence(title of cardinal)EminenciaHis Eminence Cardinal Roncalli — Su Eminencia el cardenal Roncalli
- Your Eminence — Su / Vuestra Eminencia
- Upriver loomed the rocky eminence of Nephin Mountain.
- There was in fact a splendid view of the mine from the eminence of the hill, even better than the one from Fred and Peggy's bungalow.
- These were serious times, with the governing taste set by eminences from abroad.
- The edifice… is built upon a beautiful eminence, on the Philadelphia road, affording on all sides, an extensive, and delightful view, with charming rural scenery, on every side.
- Intellectual life was not so dissimilar, vitality after the war coming largely from external sources, émigrés from Central and Eastern Europe, with few local eminences.
- Generations of very clever Foreign Office eminences have devoted their meagre resources to just one futile aim - punching above our weight on the world stage.
- A striking iceberg that I had seen photos of before had two foothill eminences joined at the top by a soaring St. Louis Gateway Arch of ice.
- Margaret Atwood is one of the eminences of Canadian literature.
- We have some gently rounded, wooded, eminences.
- Join us for five days of hiking around Uncompahgre and Wetterhorn Peaks, complete with deep valleys, rocky eminences, alpine tundra, and towering mountains.
- The two gentlemen enjoy a philosophic view of the early morning landscape from a neighbouring eminence, Mazard Hill.
- By the standards of most of England, East Anglia is a low-lying and relatively flat region, but there is in fact much variability in topography and even low hills form clear local eminences.
- Will there be letters from eminences and celebs to bring glitter to the letters page?
- The great railway barons, corrupt legislators, and assorted judicial eminences who made the legal history of American railroads are given only the most scant personal attention.
- Look at eminences in the past, and what stands out in their childhoods is an animus toward school, a tolerance for solitude and families with lots of books.
- No wonder two film eminences have been trying to bring the lady's life to the screen.
- The 44 eminences charge that Britain's apparent lack of transparency and accountability threatens to undermine whatever moral high ground there is left.
- This point was driven home a few weeks later when, at a dinner for scientific eminences, a colleague introduced me to one of the nation's leading neuroscientists.
- I came to suspect that my obit-writing guaranteed these eminences something like eternal life.
- This was the perfect voice to carry pop culture through the mid-60s, till things went tragic and the Beatles turned into eminences cloistered enough to be their own parodies.
- The Armory was described by one British visitor as ‘beautifully situated on an eminence overlooking the town.’
- But the most impressive structures along what became the A40 were the three big monumental brick blocks rising on the north side on an eminence at Park Royal.
- The male cheerleader was something of a campus eminence, regarded as an up-and-coming entrepreneur and future captain of industry.
- I thought we were never going to reach it; and then, almost unexpectedly, we suddenly came upon it - a small but ancient village, rising up on a slight eminence, but concealed from view by big clumps of tall-growing reeds.
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