In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- You have an enviable social life and attract interesting and talented people.
- Both Socrates and the University of Oxford now enjoy an enviable academic reputation.
- Her enviable reputation as a concert artist and opera singer has lead her to work with many of the world's leading conductors.
- And the firm's enviable reputation means that it tends to win repeat business.
- They gave me a job for two years where I held the unique and enviable position of having the desk closest to the nearest pub.
- The project has built up a unique and enviable reputation among the local people and other community organisations.
- Today more than ever, this last frontier seems spectacularly attractive and remarkably enviable.
- The club was in an enviable position of not having to draft any players to be starters.
- In fact his high-octave playing has earned him an enviable reputation.
- The school is situated in an enviable position next to the River Thames.
- He is, he admits, now in the enviable position of writing purely for enjoyment.
- For now, however, Scotland are in the enviable position of developing genuine strength in depth at all levels.
- Consequently he can expect to be wooed by both of them - an enviable position!
- They are one of the few mixed voice choirs in the country to find itself in this enviable position.
- This leaves the ladies in the enviable position of having to win just one more game to secure the title.
- That's not an enviable position to be in with the election less than two months away.
- Being the weakest player on the team isn't an enviable position, but that's the reality for many kids.
- At Cambridge he developed an enviable reputation as an organist and choir trainer.
- We do not have the land mass, and worse, the soil types, that will put us in the enviable position.
- The United Kingdom has an enviable reputation in international public health.
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