In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- ‘I'm not so far-seeing as you both,’ Jasper shrugged his shoulders.
- It took wise and far-seeing leaders to discern that major events were in the offing, requiring novel thinking.
- For the first century of the Republic's life, this picture of great figures, intellectual and pragmatic, principled and far-seeing, dominated explanations of the Constitution.
- I do not go all the way with the predictions of the far-seeing prophets of the information superhighway, nor would I wish to hype the value of the Net.
- The softspoken but far-seeing boss, like his company, has won every conceivable Best Boss / Entrepreneur / Businessman in Asia award.
- Noel provided this organisation with far-seeing leadership at a critical time in its development and growth.
- Some far-seeing scholars anticipated the changes.
- Among his contemporaries he was the most balanced, moderate yet far-seeing.
- The more far-seeing of the thousand or more chief executives here know it.
- They must have been clear-thinking and far-seeing innovators to get so much right on the first try.
- He has something else in mind: ‘No one ever discusses the public, except to say how brilliant, wise, and far-seeing they are,’ he says.
- For example, do we take it for granted that those in power are far more intelligent and far-seeing than we are?
- If that ruler is truly virtuous, wise and far-seeing, then that nation is truly a happy land.
- Here again Brown's programs to support collaborative student-faculty research turned out to be far-seeing in a manner the founders of our curriculum could not have predicted.
- It is possible that they have been far-seeing rather than retarded.
- It's precisely because his advice is so good, lucid and far-seeing that it worries me that it is largely ignored.
- It assumes that violence is a protest's natural state, that all protests and protestors, if not reigned in by their more strategic and far-seeing comrades, will resort to violence.
- The American people aren't far-seeing enough to accept that yet, but I am.
- He was the far-seeing pioneer who introduced cattle ranching and wheat farming to the American West.
- Even if he is inside the set-up, his far-seeing ideas have about as much chance of advance as those you read here.
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