In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(good taste/laziness) ser la personificación deher situation epitomizes that of so many other women — su situación tipifica la de tantas otras mujeres
- She cites one example which, she says, epitomises the spirit of the club's members.
- Darting about with his long hair flopping, Nash epitomizes a free spirit running wild.
- Sleep is the new 21st century status symbol, epitomised by the ‘power nap’.
- They lost 18 wickets in a day that epitomised their fragility perfectly.
- She was involved with the Apostolic Workers, which epitomises the type of person Gretta was, always giving her time to charitable causes.
- His personality and his success epitomized the postwar Italian political system, marked by compromise, pragmatism, and an inability to overcome corruption.
- But really I think no one would epitomize that true explorer type of individual more than Susan.
- His elegant, idealized compositions and use of Antique sources epitomize Renaissance manuscript illustration and were an essential element of the finest Florentine production in the decades around 1500.
- These decorative pieces of jewelry epitomized his aesthetic mission to create beautiful works of art in the image of the natural world.
- We have to work together and the Building in Safety campaign epitomises this approach.
- These two last examples epitomize the murkiness besetting a serious examination of the occupation of early modem peoples and the identities they derived from their work.
- There is something about them that seems to epitomise local journalism.
- I follow, in receiving this award, people whose lives epitomize the constant pressing for change that started long before I came along and is going on in ways big and small across the journalistic landscape.
- The weasel-worded letters to school managers promising new buildings and big refurbishment works epitomised the whole thing.
- She epitomizes what it means to live by faith through the power of grace.
- They remained professional and epitomized the essential personal skills that attorneys also need to possess.
- For almost half a century, Barth has continued to break new ground, and his work epitomizes the stylistic hallmarks of postmodernism.
- For the Tang people family epitomized the inside world as opposed to the outside sphere of Chinese political and cultural dominance.
- His diplomatic career epitomizes the ideals of patriotism and selfless service.
- But wine, if precious, isn't false: an excellent vintage epitomises the hard-won perfection he hasn't found in work or love.
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