In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sign) indicio masculine(sign) indicación feminine(inkling) presentimiento masculinewe had no intimation of what was about to happen — nada nos hizo prever lo que ocurriría
- This was the first intimation that Cihuatan was a real city, not a ceremonial center with a small area of elite housing.
- The concluding chapters seek clues to the enigma among a maze of misconceptions and misinterpretations, and occasional intimations of conspiracy.
- But as our friends are here, innocently, we must not only do our best to entertain them, but avoid the slightest intimation that they were not expected.
- My intimations to him, in reference to the possible imposition that was being practiced upon him, however, were indignantly repelled.
- It was, arguably, the first intimation that the war was heading towards the endgame.
- The image is a fearful intimation of tragedy, a presentiment of a century of spiritual crisis.
- The intimation of immortality comes from this sense of love for all humanity.
- In so doing they imply that different books should be read differently and provide intimations of how particular books should be read.
- Her mouth was set in the vague intimation of a smile.
- This journey gave the world its first intimation of the reality of the deep ocean.
- There it was again - a clear intimation of sorrow.
- For in our mostly secular age it is often art that provides us with intimations of the divine.
- The approach to the house, looking down on roofs and with a view of the Pacific, gives some intimation of drama.
- Quick to fear the worst, she was horrified by his intimation.
- Along the way, he learns Japanese (the intimation is quite a lot) from a Japanese lass whom he meets in a college in California.
- The animistic overtones of the book, and its intimations of love and death, made a deep impression.
- Every gardener longs for the first intimation of spring.
- With victory this time, it seemed, came intense mourning and an intimation of mortality.
- Inside, this intimation was driven home by the estimates printed beside each object.
- We are given intimations of romance, all along recognizing that it is unlikely to be realized or consummated.
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