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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- I am quite confident that I am more intelligible than you.
- Attendees are guaranteed that at least one-third of all words used will be intelligible to the general public.
- It was a fine introduction - familiar enough to be intelligible, different enough to be intriguing.
- For the last year or so of his life, he never uttered one intelligible word or showed the slightest sign of knowing who or where he was.
- He came across something that struck me as intelligible.
- Mine was only a middle-ranking independent school, so that's why I was relatively intelligible but prone to waffling after a few glasses of sherry.
- That makes the lyrics intelligible without reducing the music's intensity.
- The individual cannot make himself intelligible to anybody.
- Before he could make any intelligible reply, the doors behind the reception slid open and a pretty secretary walked out.
- Very little of it is intelligible, you understand, but don't think that stops her in the least.
- Studies show that a person is more intelligible to an individual who can both see and hear them than for either method alone.
- Many of the items which are found in the media and commonly used in town speech are not intelligible to the average rural adult speaker.
- He remains one of the rare leading academics whose work is intelligible to normal people.
- The surrounds are used appropriately and dialogue is clear and intelligible.
- I had to clear my throat a few times before I could give him an intelligible reply.
- We're hardly capable of intelligible conversation, and those smiles over the mulled wine and mince pies/beer and crisps verge on the frantic.
- He got a sensible and intelligible reply from Natasha.
- An examination structure, intelligible to pupils, parents and employers, must be a priority as a means of getting these proposals off the ground.
- While it's clear and intelligible, a musical really deserves at least a stereo soundtrack.
- How much can you leave out while keeping it intelligible, he asks?
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