In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(perceptiveness)perspicacia feminineshe has great insight — es muy perspicaz
- I think it's by reading his work that we can gain quick insight into how to become rich quickly.
- We also envisage this as a discovery kind of museum in which the villagers can gain some insight into science.
- This is the word from the Catholic Church, who have far more insight into these matters than lowly commoners such as myself.
- She has not gained insight into her pre-existing persecutory beliefs.
- Wisdom and love, insight into the Supreme and fellowship with other human beings had to go together.
- Words leave the page and become real, and you gain rare insight into the authors, their books, and their passions.
- We thus gained insight into how easy it is for the whole content of the news to be controlled.
- Interviewing must have given him insight into human nature, but what insights has it given into himself?
- Killeen however did have some insight into the reason behind the difference behind the shows.
- Seth gives us insight into the reasons for his divorce and why he needed to leave his job as an accountant.
- It gives us a way to gain some insight into what type of fatigue they're dealing with and the best way to manage that fatigue.
- At best, you could gain some insight into how to improve your performance.
- Understanding of the role that deprivation has in epilepsy gives insight into its aetiology and management.
- And as we get older our perspectives grow wider: we forget a lot but we also gain more insight into things.
- Did either one of you at any time feel that you got truly into his soul, insight into what makes this man tick?
- Such austerities were employed in an attempt to gain insight into the fundamental nature of existence.
- Thus, the British army never gained any insight into what had gone wrong in the last war.
- Endurance could provide insight into the environmental history of the area, but there are risks.
- The subject feels that he has gained insight into important truths and believes that he has a duty to share these with the world.
- She did not seem to have enough insight into the reasons for this disconnection.
2(comprehension)insight into sth
- to gain an insight into sth — llegar a comprender bien algo
- this gave me an insight into the workings of the system — esto me permitió comprender mejor cómo funcionaba el sistema
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