In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(probity)honradez femininehonestidad femininerectitud feminine
- Systematic and methodical rather than dashing, he had a reputation for honesty and directness.
- Moving eastwards, we come to Germany which, in all honesty, I know very little about.
- It is much easier to win elections by preaching hate and fear than understanding and honesty.
- Every person has a responsibility to behave with integrity, honesty and fairness.
- He always seems to bring an amount of honesty to his characters that make them seem real and sincere.
- Mr Bradshaw handed in references from a previous employer which spoke of her reliability and honesty.
- Sophie's honesty and frankness about her personal life and experiences is amazing.
- Particularly upsetting was the fact that our integrity and honesty was being called into question.
- We also wish to make it clear that we have not at any stage questioned his openness or honesty as a serving officer.
- Brett looked down in surprise; in all honesty, he'd forgotten that she was there.
- Staff and colleagues expect a very high level of integrity and honesty in their leaders.
- Several recent books and a documentary have questioned his honesty and integrity.
- Looking up at the large, unfriendly face, McBeath decided this was not the moment for honesty.
- Keighley people recognise that the character and honesty of the man is beyond reproach.
- The consequence is that qualities such as honesty and integrity matter substantially more.
- You get an openness and honesty amongst these people that you'd never see in bigger firms.
- Almost his first act as Prime Minister was to go to parliament and to address the nation with almost brutal honesty.
- How do other companies deal with people who do not act with honesty and integrity?
- We need to rebuild on the basis not of greed but truth, honesty, integrity.
- But he will also be remembered as a man of integrity and honesty both on and off the pitch.
1.2(truthfulness)franqueza femininesinceridad feminine
- Honesty flowers early in the year and provides nectar for early butterflies such as the orange tip.
- Common honesty is grown partly for its fragrant bright flowers in spring and early summer, but also for its unique oval and translucent seed-heads, much coveted by dried-flower arrangers.
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