In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(central feature, quality)esencia femininein essence — en esencia
- of the essence — de fundamental importancia
- The essence of chemistry is understanding and applying chemical reactions.
- The work of both artists is fuelled by a need to communicate the metaphysical essence of our existence.
- Such frivolous distinctions do not constitute the essence of religion.
- They were also worried that broadcasting the music through microphones would destroy the beauty and essence of the music.
- Indeed, sometimes the real essence of truth is only to be discovered in the narrative form.
- They ended up capturing the true essence of the two of them.
- The raucous, inscrutable essence of democracy could almost be glimpsed in this maelstrom.
- The chief aim of this inquiry has been to shed light on the nature and essence of the disagreement between the two.
- The time has come for architecture and planning to reflect the essence of democracy.
- Usually the design process involves taking messy reality and isolating its abstract essence.
- She says the lack of time which GPs have to treat their patients is destroying the very essence of what it means to be a family doctor.
- It would succeed in destroying the very essence of what this village is about, its rich countryside heritage.
- Her portrayal of the sexy evangelist Reno Sweeney was outstanding, catching the very essence of this character.
- We cared for our guests because not to do so would betray the most profound essence of our humanity.
- It is obvious that he does not understand the true essence of sport, or human nature.
- To me they epitomize the essence of femininity.
- Analogies can obfuscate, but in their own way they can distill a matter to its essence.
- The photographer is there to capture the true essence of the wedding day.
- He had grasped the real essence of working class power.
- And then sometimes, history is graced by an individual who comes and changes the very essence of humanity.
1.2(personification)personificación femininehe's the very essence of a diplomat — es la diplomacia personificada
2Cookingvanilla essence/essence of vanilla — esencia de vainilla feminine
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.