In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in speech, writing)fluidez femininesoltura feminineshe speaks French with great fluency — habla francés con mucha fluidez / soltura
- fluency in Basic/French is mandatory — es imprescindible poseer dominio de Basic/del francés
- He was one of those rare writers who could express himself verbally with a fluency that equalled his literary ability.
- Don Eckelberry was a rare individual who possessed wide-ranging fluency of expression in his conversation, his writing, and in his painting.
- He covers issues like drug abuse and self-harm with considerable fluency and character and when he's not tackling world issues, sloppy commercial hip hop receives a shrewd and poetic put down.
- Her technique was characterized by a huge jump, lyrical fluency, and a classical purity of style.
- Intelligence and verbal fluency are not necessarily linked, as listening to 30 minutes of commercial radio will attest.
- He found music students lacking in fluency and expressiveness.
- The women danced to declare their fluency of expression and the knowledge it implied, and they did so unencumbered by the kin group duties that attended such displays.
- We conclude that the quantitative and qualitative evidence supports the contention that increases in fluency are attributable mainly to increases in the degree of proceduralization of knowledge.
- She wore Indian dresses and spoke Urdu and Persian with fluency and French and English with a poor flow.
- In addition, as a U.S. Army veteran of the Persian Gulf War, the author brings to the analysis a fluency on strategic issues that military readers are certain to appreciate.
- Even the US Supreme Court, unrenowned for its fluency in articulating harms, has recognized that fact.
- The cursing continued for some time, barely audible, and showing a fluency that even more jaded Institute graduates would have been shocked at.
- The grownups just laughed and commented on our intelligence and fluency.
- But then in his post-victory remarks, the candidate went on and on and on, boringly, without the lift and eloquence and fluency of even his opponent.
- In Britain, because of the historical importance of parliament, we place a higher value on verbal fluency in our national leaders.
- He, of course, noted her paralysis, but also noted an impairment in naming things and in verbal fluency, difficulties in expressing herself, in reading a paragraph and slowness in learning.
- With some professional help and regular self-therapy, he was able to develop fluency in most speech situations.
- They eagerly turned to literature printed in the East to acquire fluency in the expressive, if nonverbal, rhetoric made possible by this new sensibility.
- This means you are highly intelligent and have the natural fluency of a writer and the visual and spatial strengths of an artist.
- He possessed an artist's intuition and a fluency with articulate meanings.
2(in movement)soltura femininefluidez feminine
- I sensed that if his hands were manacled, it would destroy the fluency of his speech.
- Somewhere in between, Pankaj had one opportunity but by then his natural fluency and rhythm had been shattered and his contribution terminated at 15.
- In Renaissance Italy, he became a student of Titian in Venice, liberating himself from the conventions of icon painting and developing a new fluency with brush and color.
- The five artists played this splendid score with precision, marvelously pure intonation, and an idiomatic fluency that alternately charmed and astounded!
- Most people seem to have a natural fluency in thinking about beliefs, and this fluency helps to overcome the logical demands of a problem about the contents of another mind.
- It is credible that dyslexia is especially connected to reading fluency, which is the most vulnerable domain of reading in regular orthographies.
- Thus far this has been every bit as entertaining as I'd feared - no quality, no fluency.
- He's reaching an amazing level in his work, with a sustained fluency and engagement over a daunting number of complex projects, almost all at once.
- Other problems of fluency may also characterize stuttering, including blocking of sounds or interjection of words or sounds.
- But even in the youthful verses there is a technical fluency and a consistency of tone which is to be a permanent characteristic of all his work.
- Vast arrays of characters are played with fluency, creating extremely funny, but poignant, moments with an economy of style that keeps things clear and simple.
- Assessment was based on instrumental fluency, musical syntax, creativity and overall musical quality.
- There's a new urgency and a thematic concentration to the poems, and the syntax is often sustained with a great fluency over long periods.
- Newcastle, though, edged the forward battle, where Scotland lock Stuart Grimes was to the fore, and it was their all-round fluency, prompted intelligently by Walder, which built the win.
- As such, they carry out the versatility of their roles, demonstrating musical eloquence and theatrical fluency.
- There was no fluency or rhythm as they struggled to catch the flow of the play.
- But fluency and cohesion are qualities that take time to develop and a clutch of new recruits, drafted in almost at one go, are unlikely to hit it off straight away.
- The ease and fluency resides, as it were outside him, in the pre-formulated efficiency of the machinery of expression.
- Moreover, they are helped to acquire a high level of rhythmic fluency, flexibility and precision, qualities that constitute the basis of any solid piano technique.
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