In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(famous, respected)(writer/doctor) eminente(writer/doctor) ilustreour eminent guest — nuestro ilustre invitado
- she is eminent in the field of molecular biology — es una eminencia / se destaca en el campo de la biología molecular
- And it has won praise from some of this country's most eminent musicians.
- A group of eminent scientists from around the world have voted Blade Runner the best science fiction movie of all time.
- We do not accept or proclaim any view merely because it comes from an eminent personality.
- I should like to thank this eminent scholar and friend for his valuable contribution to the debate on this issue.
- It was a grand dinner attended by hundreds of Scotland's most eminent legal figures.
- He visited all the Balkan countries, meeting with eminent public figures.
- An eminent futurologist predicted many years ago that humans would eventually evolve without legs as we would have no use for them.
- However eminent a Prime Minister may become, he is always subject to a higher personal authority.
- Nevertheless, it is very prestigious, and is often awarded to eminent people in the sciences and arts.
- Is it also a rather shrewd and pertinent analysis by one of Britain's most eminent leaders?
- To find answers this programme gathered together a group of eminent people from a variety of backgrounds.
- These four participants will then be sent to Mumbai for training and will be groomed by eminent people in the film industry.
- The acclaimed filmmaker has adapted several works of eminent writers.
- The award is conferred annually on eminent citizens of this textile city.
- Moreover, many eminent scientists do not believe this context to be important.
- Here are some excerpts from the opinions expressed by some eminent personalities.
- He sent them a work of philosophy which, in the eyes of some eminent judges, was perfectly sensible and worthy of publication.
- Perhaps they keep quite quiet about the fact they advise me on a regular basis, but a lot of them are very eminent people in their own areas.
- The chance to travel through time is something that has occupied the minds of many eminent people for generations.
- According to King's publicist, four eminent doctors were consulted.
- It was also patronised by eminent artists, musicians and intellectuals.
- It does seem an eminent candidate for discreet burial, doesn't it?
- The quality is eminent, but the case does have a fundamental flaw - the lack of cooling.
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