In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- 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.
- Such an extreme contrast should tell anyone how stupid it is to generalize about racism.
- If you're going to generalize about doctors, maybe you should be a little bit more wary about your sources.
- 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.
- As much as I hate to generalize about such a large group of people, I'm going to do it anyway.
- 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.
- 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.
- Anthologies like this one invite us to generalize about differences between U.S. and U.K. poetics.
- It is difficult, however, to generalize about species native to Australia since much of the literature is based on northern hemisphere or crop species.
- On the other hand, I'll admit that the few I've seen have actually been quite good, and hard to generalize about.
- However, it is not easy to generalize about the ethnographic research process in such a way as to provide definitive recommendations about research practice.
- 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.
- Because states have distinctive histories and are located in particular places there are definite limits in our ability to generalize about state systems.
- 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.
- So, that being the case, I don't want to generalize about Americans.
- 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 this study helps us generalize about the different techniques, data are highly specific to individual surgeons and surgical units.
- It's actually difficult to generalize about Canada.
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.