In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Devoted and filial, he was his mother's favourite child.
- For example, it teaches filial respect, marital fidelity, nonviolence, and cooperation.
- Even the relationship between Fowler, who is from England, and Pyle, hailing from New England, ought to be seen as in some sense a filial one (from England to New England).
- The love triangle between the elder characters was mirrored by that of the younger - a tangled web of secret liaisons intermingled with filial duty.
- In cartoons she often appeared vulnerable to foreign threats, or as the daughter of John Bull, balancing a continuing filial duty to Britain with a growing independence.
- If Lear is played too old and too enfeebled to continue to do his job, then the play becomes a tragedy of old age and filial lack of attention, which is not the full play.
- ‘Most of our cinemas centre around filial bonds and we should indeed cherish our family values and sentiments,’ he observes.
- The son has diligently researched his father's life, and recounts his career with clarity and objectivity, mixed with filial respect.
- At least some of them must have experienced a bit of filial affection that they had been longing to get when he said he was to be treated like their son.
- Theirs was a complex relationship, alternating between filial indulgence and collegial rivalry.
- Is it because filial daughters are more bound to filial ideology than runaways?
- ‘You don't really know what's going on, if it's a parental relationship, filial relationship, or if it's something more sinister,’ he says.
- The emerging generation are more and more impervious to standard school indoctrination, less ready to give up their seats on buses, less respectful and filial.
- In an act of filial generosity, he ordered April to be renamed for his mother.
- Meanwhile, ballerina/modern dancer Vivian becomes a potential love interest for Wil, and secrets, guilt, filial ties, and honor all come to a head with one another.
- He is both an insider and outsider, in filial and affiliated bonds with his home and his present, and he is connected to the various sectors of Vietnamese society and to the Westerners through a principled ethics.
- As much as any other mother would, she was concerned greatly for her son, and her son in return, was filial and respectful to her.
- I am told that in China, filial piety is important.
- Once they even forced him to fall back on filial emotion.
- Besides, the rule prevents the sacrifice of life to which filial affection might expose a generous youth, who in his conscience may condemn his father's conduct.
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