In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1expresivoto be expressive of sth — expresar algo
- Today, on the streets of Edinburgh or Glasgow, the kilt and the pipes - and a lot more besides - are not only sexy but also expressive of a new confidence that surges through contemporary Scottish culture.
- The most important realization he came to was that ‘even the most absurd Hollywood movies’ were expressive of larger social forces and trends.
- She was fully expressive of her feelings; I was more introverted.
- He was happy to set Shakespeare, Herrick or Christina Rossetti to music that was clearly expressive of Victorian or Edwardian English taste.
- It is expressive of the dynamic process of ‘give and take’ between partners in an alliance.
- That idea of communality is not expressive of contemporary experience.
- Note her definition of art as ‘the practice of creating perceptible forms expressive of human feeling.’
- What if it was expressive of the redundancy of these men's thoughts, their emptiness and circularity?
- The invitation to become members of a surrogate family not based on blood ties yet expressive of the inter-personal values of sibling kinship.
- Some 1,800 of his sayings are collected here, most of them expressive of his wit and erudition.
- The free training class aims to help more people get to know the ancient music - which is an embodiment of traditional Chinese culture and most expressive of the essence of Chinese music.
- The pose is natural and expressive of the sitter's obvious intellectual impoverishment.
- Reduced to a series of numbers, desire is digitized and is no longer expressive of the individual.
- His ideas are no more expressive of sophistic thought than of some very ancient Greek traditions.
- There were no roars or bloodcurdling yells; there was only silence, and then, suddenly, a sigh - a deep, moaning sound, seemingly expressive of release from something dark and fetid.
- When his physician announced an unfavourable change in his condition, he expressed entire resignation, and requested his friends to sing a hymn expressive of that feeling.
- Of all the journalistic stereotypes regularly committed to celluloid, none has been more expressive of its times than the war correspondent.
- I just have to be me, unique and expressive of all that is inside just waiting to bust out.
- We're both very expressive of our thoughts and feelings but she'll tell me straight up what she thinks and what she feels.
- Both gestures celebrated the Italian gift for connecting the intellect with warm human feelings, a gift so admired by many, and expressive of the spirit of the colloquium.
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.