In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1con ojos de lincecon ojos de águilacon vista de lincecon vista de águilathe hawk-eyed supervisor didn't miss anything — al lince / al águila del supervisor no se le escapaba una informal
- Their hawk-eyed fielding contributed much towards their success.
- The wing entrance was particularly in need of cleaning but hawk-eyed members of the team were also disappointed with the quality of furniture and linen in some wards.
- Here's a sample that slipped by the hawk-eyed letters editors of some of the nation's esteemed newspapers.
- He was eventually caught out by a hawk-eyed insurance official, who noticed a name in a particular case that had come up before in a number of previous claims.
- Jack was watching the proceedings, hawk-eyed.
- But a few other hawk-eyed readers pointed out that the grammar I used in my column was actually imprecise and clumsy.
- The hawk-eyed Food and Drug Administration deems lung - a common ingredient in haggis - to be unfit for human consumption.
- A hawk-eyed reader wrote in, pointing out that for any careful reader the information was obvious.
- Alex is hawk-eyed when it comes to spotting lazy reasoning or fallacious argument, and lightning-fast at exposing it where it occurs.
- I had to put my views into print to be scanned by thousands of educated people, including a number of hawk-eyed and censorious experts.
- As for the hawk-eyed youngster, she says she wants to grow up to be a proofreader.
- Guizhou province uses blocking software and hawk-eyed operators to censor pager and handphone text messages on examination day.
- Needless to say, my resolution put me under Emmy's hawk-eyed gaze, making sure I held to my promise.
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