In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It bestows on cricket though a gravity that goes way beyond just two teams of 11 fit young people playing a game against each other, doesn't it?
- They did not treat the occasion with the gravity and dignity it deserved.
- That said, it was well researched and balanced with just enough savage irony to break the gravity with levity.
- His drawings are very much like the way he spoke, with gravity, irony, and with unexpected turns of humor.
- He played this part with gravity and dignity, and in an understated style which set off the flamboyant persona of Henry VIII.
- A woman in a grey dress and white apron, holding a little girl by the hand, approached, and spoke with gravity and great sweetness.
- He exuded dignity and gravity and he was courteous to counsel and witnesses alike.
- This was a rather new experience for them, as elves are regarded as serious creatures, who contemplate things with an utmost gravity and never laugh out loud.
- Velazquez painted a face of preoccupied gravity, of someone with great concerns.
- His service in the Senate, while not describable as stellar, has featured some important moments of gravity and responsibility.
- An air of gravity and solemnity pervaded the president's remarks as a stunned nation listened by radio.
- ‘But we're very influential and important people,’ I say, with great mock gravity.
- Her tone betrayed the gravity of her thoughts, and he gave her a peculiar look.
- Rivka, Regine and Vera are older, mature characters who bring to the film both the weight of experience and the gravity of thoughtfulness.
- The word Glasgow means Dear Green Place, but the grey Scottish sky adds gravity and seriousness to already formidable architecture.
1.2(of person, expression)gravedad femininecircunspección feminine
2Physicsgravedad femininethe force of gravity — la fuerza de (la) gravedad
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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.