In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1literary(matchless)(stupidity/skill/beauty) incomparable(beauty/skill/stupidity) sin par(skill/beauty/stupidity) sin igual
- There are ambitious plans to revive the Mitchell Library by opening up its incomparable collections and interpreting its riches through digital displays and virtual tours.
- This formula gives a very unique warm tone and incomparable middle value separation.
- Sylvia was a tear-jerker supreme, and a born flirt with an incomparable sense of humour.
- Our Place article shows how the traditional architecture of Yemen retains its incomparable identity and urban spatial qualities.
- Scotland offers scenery at least as good as the rest of the UK and Ireland, and in many places it is incomparable.
- The ultimate aim of all Buddhists, no matter what strand, is to achieve this incomparable state of supreme knowledge and thus escape the wheel of rebirth.
- Herein, an incomparable trove of creepy-crawlies that would like to feast on you for lunch (and breakfast, dinner and midnight snack).
- It is a place of incomparable external, as well as internal beauty.
- The legacy of their wealth, can be seen on Salem's streets in the forms of incomparable architecture and unique museums.
- But there are passages of incomparable beauty and feeling.
- Your greatness is not attached to your accomplishments, but rather to your soulful essence that is a gift of incomparable beauty and majesty.
- He claims that one of his apes may have an artistic vision, the incomparable Amanda, and he describes himself as serving as her artistic assistant.
- It embodies that unique, incomparable expression of love, the love of God expressed through His Son Jesus Christ, who died a violent death on the cross to bear the sins of the world.
- On the Big Island of Hawaii, along the Kohala Coast, you will find Mauna Lani Resort, an incomparable oasis of beauty and luxury.
- Each matzo is flame-baked in a traditional long oven for just sixty seconds to give them their incomparable crispness and subtle nutty flavour.
- She is a consummate singer and incomparable actress, but also a first-rate comic and a comely presence.
- He has only to blow raspberries out his nose and the structured factually based opinions of others just crumble before his incomparable wit and wisdom.
- With its wild, dramatic landscapes, Norway is a land of incomparable beauty.
- And always, the bay is a place of subtle, but incomparable beauty.
- Also, living in the New York area, she began to encounter some of the incomparable rare book collections on her doorstep.
2formal(totally different)to be incomparable with sth/sb — no poderse comparar / no tener comparación con algo/algn
- The two clubs are really incomparable because they have different objectives, but both do what they do very well.
- These responses are incomparable because the individuals have different response category cut points for questions about mobility.
- So please think again, whoever you are, and try to come to terms with the fact you are banned from flying your model aircraft as we have to try to come to terms with losing a child, though the two are surely incomparable.
- I'm tempted to say that it's a bit juvenile really, comparing things that are essentially incomparable.
- So Iraq and South Africa are totally incomparable, in my view.
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