In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- His operating model is thus entirely personal, and entirely idiosyncratic.
- The author has a distinctive, idiosyncratic style that draws you in and keeps you reading.
- His fans long ago came to terms with the intensely coded, idiosyncratic and bizarre thing that is Dylan.
- He dapples and sprays his canvas with sound, and the fact he is self-taught makes his music even more idiosyncratic and unique.
- Penn does a marvelous job in fleshing out the little idiosyncratic elements of his character.
- Nor does she swamp the material with idiosyncratic, personal embellishments.
- The differences are sometimes idiosyncratic, but they may also reflect deeper divisions of allegiance.
- It remains to be seen whether Irish television can prove a sympathetic home for more idiosyncratic talents than that.
- However grand or private or idiosyncratic a state of affairs I have in mind, I can go on hoping for it in the only way that remains possible to me.
- Always an idiosyncratic individualist, he seems to have introduced his own pronunciations for the names of players.
- And that, as much as its unlikely origins, sums up the idiosyncratic charms of a unique golfing venue.
- One longs for less to distract you from his unique world-view and wonderfully idiosyncratic voice.
- It is idiosyncratic to the individual carer, staff member, or nursing home.
- They're just so idiosyncratic and quirky - and yet, they're also still being made.
- And the picture is made more confused by McLean's own idiosyncratic personality.
- The other type of risk is idiosyncratic risk, or risk that is unique to an individual in the market.
- She is warm, funny, idiosyncratic and a dedicated people watcher.
- The aim of linguistic research is to discover the general rules, not to list the idiosyncratic and the irregular.
- When a lot of diverse people pursue their idiosyncratic interests, unexpected things happen.
- You get the sense that you were surrounded by idiosyncratic and iconoclastic people.
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