In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1in the guise of a monk/woman — disfrazado de monje/mujer
- in many different guises — de muchas formas distintas
- in a new/different guise — con aspecto nuevo/distinto
- under the guise of virtue — bajo capa de virtud
- Each assumes several guises as they portray several characters in order to tell the tale of one central character.
- Martin, we have grown accustomed to seeing your pantomime stooge adopting all manner of superhero guises.
- Admittedly, most are floor fillers of some kind yet assuming so many guises has allowed a free rein to experiment.
- If I weren't able to assume the guise of different characters, I'd probably have to be put away.
- The pattern of ceremonial appearance in the guise of a god is not restricted to females.
- He played my life away like a game of charades behind the guise of immaturity and stupidity.
- Amnesties come in many guises, their purpose often unclear.
- They were thought to have dual natures because they appeared only in the guise of morning or evening stars.
- Yup, he was trying to convert all us shoppers to God under the guise of being a musician.
- From hilarious scenes to heart-rending arias, the show promises audiences a fun evening with an original take on opera in all its guises.
- They have been presented in so many guises it's hard to know which one to believe.
- Do you consider actors to be outsiders, taking on various guises, heroic, villainous or whatever, to escape from themselves?
- Germany is a looking-glass land for rockers, a place to slip personae and assume new guises.
- The next batch of profiteers comes in various guises and shapes.
- Sustainability is an old term that has appeared in many guises from time immemorial.
- Their demeanor usually gave them away right off the bat, even if they could assume human guises.
- Yet, several aspects of this debate assumed a new guise as a range of complex questions emerged.
- For this is what has allowed the government to appear in the guise of Santa Claus.
- As ever with legend, the lore of the wise-woman presents itself in the guise of history and truth.
- Now the nuke, in both its civil and military guises, is back.
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