In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- His methods fit what was probably the requirements of the time and place for a hard-nosed businessman.
- It's not all bad news for the former Chorlton convent girl, whose hard-nosed approach to her job earned a lot of admirers.
- They were considered the epitome of hard-nosed business thinking about public problems.
- The men who were the midwives of the Jewish state were hard-nosed realists.
- Kim Dae Jung is both a visionary and a shrewd, hard-nosed politician.
- Far from seeming hard-nosed and realistic, they suddenly appear beside the point, if not immoral.
- It is this sheep-like loyalty that has turned many a hard-nosed businessman into a servile crony.
- If Scout leaders really want to teach financial survival skills to a new generation, they need a much more hard-nosed approach.
- Corporates are shedding their earlier aloof attitude and taking a more hard-nosed approach.
- However it seems increasingly clear that it has been well out of its depth in the hard-nosed world of big business that the health service has now become.
- He left that image to dwell on and returned to it after the hard-nosed business audit was over and after he had walloped Hague and the shadow cabinet.
- Yet, putting sentiment aside, land management has to be considered as a hard-nosed business.
- He is a hard-nosed businessman ready for any challenge.
- The pair are known as pragmatic, hard-nosed businessmen, and they are thought to have little sentimental attachment to the club.
- The hard-nosed realists in the OHL and their associates knew otherwise.
- Although a hard-nosed pragmatist, Waugh was hurt that his batting was not given due credit.
- Hence the need for real realism, for a view more clear-eyed and hard-nosed than we've had before.
- He is a tough, hard-nosed player who is playing with more emotion than ever.
- Companies run by hard-nosed business people wouldn't be spending millions on it if it didn't work.
- It is this sort of hard-nosed pragmatism that has taken Edinburgh to the brink of history.
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