In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- So, that being the case, I don't want to generalize about Americans.
- But it's hard to generalize about almost 300 million people.
- It is foolhardy to generalize about the political attitudes of 100 million peasants, except to say that they were far from being a cowed mass.
- However, it is not easy to generalize about the ethnographic research process in such a way as to provide definitive recommendations about research practice.
- If you're going to generalize about doctors, maybe you should be a little bit more wary about your sources.
- While this study helps us generalize about the different techniques, data are highly specific to individual surgeons and surgical units.
- Probably the best part of this inconclusive book is the epilogue, which reminds us to be careful of how we generalize about natives as ecologists or balanced dwellers in the land.
- The varied topography of Nelson makes it difficult to generalize about weather and soils, although records show that the region is slightly cooler and wetter than the Marlborough average.
- On the other hand, I'll admit that the few I've seen have actually been quite good, and hard to generalize about.
- It's actually difficult to generalize about Canada.
- It is difficult, however, to generalize about species native to Australia since much of the literature is based on northern hemisphere or crop species.
- Even to generalize about the 337 estates valued at more than 5,000 [pounds sterling] runs the risk of distortion because there are so many exceptions to any rule.
- What is unacceptable, to say the least, is to generalize about the uses and customs of nearly half a billion people who cover close to one sixth of the Earth's surface.
- While it is possible to generalize about the social impact and consequences of flooding by means of the figures given above, flooding is a complex subject because of the various causes of the flood hazard and human responses to it.
- Eating habits in Germany vary by social class and milieu, but it is possible to generalize about the behavior of the inclusive middle class, which has emerged in the prosperous postwar era.
- Because states have distinctive histories and are located in particular places there are definite limits in our ability to generalize about state systems.
- In their desire to generalize about men, or even about one class of men, and in their focus on social consequences, they flatten out the complementary perspective of interiority and individuality.
- Such an extreme contrast should tell anyone how stupid it is to generalize about racism.
- As much as I hate to generalize about such a large group of people, I'm going to do it anyway.
- Anthologies like this one invite us to generalize about differences between U.S. and U.K. poetics.
- One of the most important branches of mathematics is the study of objects known as manifolds, which result from generalizing these ideas to three or more dimensions.
- We have generalized this method and made it applicable to data from multiple unlinked loci.
- In practice, attempts to generalize research results are unlikely to rest on anything that happens in a single study, including the type of sampling carried out or the type of statistical test used.
- For example, studies that generalise findings from limited population samples of incarcerated offenders are arguably missing datasets from the most intelligent criminal populations.
- Can the results from scientific research be generalized to witnesses in the real world?
- Rather than report on the details of their results, we present here a more generalized discussion.
- However, a sample of one-tenth of one per cent of the entire undergraduate student population is far too small to generalize these opinions to them.
- This means that our population will be all students in that university which will in turn mean that we will only be able to generalize our findings to students of that university.
- The homogenous nature of the subjects limits the ability to generalize results to other populations.
- The main rules and propositions were generalized and formalized in field manuals and regulations.
- Our current efforts are directed at improving these tools for E. coli, making them widely available, and generalizing them to other microorganisms.
- Caution should be used in generalizing this study's results to other student populations.
- Whether the results will generalize remains to be seen.
- Rather they owed their popularity and usefulness to the rather generalized reference that they made to the males and females of the human species.
- The very institutions that helped generalise the boom now spread the panic.
- They also limit themselves to a very small sample of games from which they mistakenly try to generalize universal principles and properties.
- These models are somewhat restricted in their direct physical application, though some generalized conclusions could be drawn from these results.
- The researchers recognize the need to have a higher response rate to be able to generalize findings to the population.
- Several factors suggest caution before widely generalizing our findings.
- No differences were found to exist and the results were generalized to the target population.
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.