In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Because we are human and imperfect, forgiveness can be very difficult for us.
- Public justice can only be partial and imperfect - a kind of metonymy for the ideal of justice.
- However, gravitational lenses are imperfect because the rays that pass closest to the lensing mass are deflected more than rays passing further away.
- It's tough trying to be perfect in an imperfect world.
- And thus, it had been the perfect end to the imperfect day.
- It makes no sense in a machine world to limit the functionality of perfect components so that imperfect components don't wear out or break - certainly not if you can replace them.
- It's imperfect in the way that all low-budget features are.
- Cutting loose from the unsung genius is, however, his only chance at real fulfillment, real love, real mastery, transient and imperfect as they are.
- For once, the concept was great but the execution imperfect.
- But like most human institutions, scientific peer review is limited in scope and imperfect.
- It is wise to recognize we are all imperfect in some way.
- In a country that doesn't have or especially want an identity card, all forms of identification are imperfect by definition.
- And, as everyone knows, those who are imperfect must be punished mercilessly.
- So many of us understand others are human and imperfect, but forget the same is true for ourselves.
- He or she can resort to autobiographies and biographies - some positive, others negative, and all imperfect in one way or another.
- Most believers are imperfect in one way or another.
- It's messy and imperfect because we are both of those things.
- It may be of imperfect obligation, imperfect in the sense that it does not withdraw jurisdiction.
- It was one of my great disappointments with my father; we're all imperfect, but he just never accepted responsibility.
- He is here following Socrates' method of the elenchus, where you propose a definition, but then throw it away if it is shown to be in some way imperfect.
- Gee, was that an imperfect tense or an indicative?
- I'm not asking that you be able to name the preterit, imperfect, and subjunctive forms of the verb ‘to be.’
- By his use of the Hebrew imperfect tense, the psalmist shows his present trust in God is based on past experiences of God's presence and help.
- In Spanish, Senora Montoya invited me into her classroom, boasting about my superior abilities to conjugate verbs in the imperfect tense the quickest in the class.
- The difficulty comes from the fact that the imperfect here does not coherently offer a continuously unfolding present that would culminate in the receiving of the letter.
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