In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- At present I mainly gaze upon it with a sense of incredulity and delight.
- Mitchell returned my look of incredulity with one of her own.
- Even at the time this pledge was made, the reaction was one of scepticism and incredulity.
- Unlike many Americans, whose immediate response was incredulity, he says he knew instinctively that it was a deliberate act.
- The press just gaped with their jaws open and tongue hanging out in utter incredulity.
- Then, to his horror, and no doubt incredulity, a dozen or so crabs appear and march toward him.
- We are excused by ignorance or incredulity no more than by neglect.
- The idea was greeted with incredulity by people questioned by the Today programme near a crash hotspot in north London.
- The expression on her face caught between amusement and utter incredulity.
- It provides the answer to a question they asked me with genuine incredulity.
- Now, I'm sure that many readers' hair is standing on end with incredulity.
- A brief glimpse of his story and it is easy to understand his incredulity.
- This time, the looks Em and Mona exchanged were one and the same: utter incredulity.
- When it is propagated by a petroleum company, suspicion turns to incredulity.
- I read five paragraphs with incredulity and mounting horror.
- The best way I can describe my reaction is some mix of puzzlement and incredulity.
- Hawke persisted in it, despite a high level of incredulity, bordering on ridicule, in the media.
- Her expression is usually one of barely concealed incredulity.
- Athlete tests positive, athlete feigns disbelief and incredulity and throws questions in every direction.
- The incredulity displayed is akin to watching a piano-playing chicken bang out Rachmaninoff.
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