In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(original)ingeniosolleno de inventivashe is very inventive/ has an inventive mind — tiene mucha inventiva / imaginación
- you'll have to be inventive — tendrás que usar tu inventiva / imaginación
- His music, or much of it, can be construed as an inventive response to such questions.
- The sight gags are fantastically inventive, the detailing in the set design and costume stunning.
- Liam is a bright and talented lad, and he and his friends already run inventive scams to get money.
- If someone making that amount can be still be poor, the need for inventive, broader programs is clear.
- Those scissors remind me of the creative inventive and resourceful things my mother did.
- They rotated between each album so that every song provided a new inventive listening experience.
- At the other pole she describes the created product as something which is new, original and inventive.
- The company has a reputation for inventive adaptations, ingenious design and musical innovation.
- The six episodes of Series One were so fresh and so inventive you couldn't help but want to see more.
- Humour is like a drug to many of us; we can't get enough of it, and we are endlessly inventive in creating more of it.
- That is because the additional feature does not really create a new inventive concept at all.
- I can see nothing clever or inventive in the design on the right.
- It has a quite unique look on its own, and feels fresh and inventive when watching.
- In these productions music, drama and dance are mixed in an inventive way.
- The English language is at its most inventive when describing the various states of inebriation.
- His imaginative brilliance is most apparent in his inventive and often witty designs for furniture and metalwork.
- The drug smugglers used an assortment of inventive packaging to hide their illegal shipments.
- Theatrically inventive and politically astute, it's a satire on American cultural imperialism.
- It's a bold, inventive shot at something new that misses the target.
- While the payoff is barely worth the effort, I was forced to marvel at his storytelling verve and his inventive prose style.
2formal(relating to invention)inventive skills/faculties — inventiva feminine
- She was herself an inventive composer, the hilarious Stripsody being her best-known score.
- Tex Avery had wit, quicksilver charm, and near-boundless inventive genius.
- Parents, in other words, are more liable to be inventive when choosing a name for a baby girl.
- Man is an inventive, innovative creature and his mind is constantly darting from one problem to another.
- Their mistake was in putting too much faith in the law and too little in their own ability to be inventive.
- Sprouse, an inventive designer, had a flock of friends, many of whom were on hand.
- They were then free to be inventive and experiment on any type of surface that they desired.
- What most struck Reza Ghadri of Blind Productions about the youngsters who made the films was how inventive they were.
- If we believe in our ability to be inventive and resourceful then we have every reason to believe we can make changes.
- Even as the game slid away from Hibs in the second half, they were inventive enough to create two clear scoring opportunities.
- The Electoral Reform Commission might have been a bit more inventive in relation to that matter.
- Pedestrian middle managers who stifle the enthusiasm of the inventive junior are the biggest block to bright ideas.
- Stone uses his gifts as a scenarist to create a unique, inventive uplifting story.
- She has a lot of time left to develop her skills and to become a competent and inventive designer.
- He is widely regarded as the world's best and most inventive chef.
- They were inventive and sharp and were prepared to go for scores from all angles and from a varying range pattern.
- That Barry was an astoundingly inventive and populist composer is, by now, a given.
- Eventually he found an agreeable home in the University of Utah where his inventive genius could work unhindered.
- The inventive Horniman Museum has yet another unusual display, this time of textiles from Savu.
- The ground was operating at full capacity while the teams' inventive faculties were running on empty.
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