In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(turn upside down, reverse)invertir
- Shakespeare suppresses matters irrelevant to his dramatic purpose, inverts the order of events, creates important roles for individuals of no historical importance, and telescopes lifetimes into single scenes.
- The postmodern movement would pick up that ideal by inverting traditional concepts of high and low art to see what new life they could squeeze out of these tired, old ideas - like soup cans!
- The ocean is indeed a magical, mysterious place, a fluid-filled negative space where mountains lay upside down and inverted, and where myth and legend have been born and bred.
- Remove the weight and invert the mold onto a serving dish.
- Thinking of language as an instinct inverts the popular wisdom, especially as it has been passed down in the canon of the humanities and social sciences.
- Remove from the oven and invert the molds onto a sheet pan to cool.
- In his letter On Humanism, Heidegger charges Sartre with merely inverting the Platonic order of essence and existence;
- In this sense, I think my approach to course planning inverts the usual model.
- Using oven mitts, carefully invert the pie onto a large serving plate.
- By building a construction yard within a completed building, the design inverts a logical order of events.
- Remove from the heat invert the pan onto a cutting board, and remove the pan.
- Today, we invert the stability and order of our world into an unstable and dangerous mirror image.
- I did the ‘snowplow’ the whole way down the bunny slope (you know, when you invert your skis into an upside down v shape).
- Cool the cake in the pan for 5 minutes; then invert it onto a rack to cool completely.
- The roof is essentially inverted or turned upside down compared to the standard roofing.
- Before you invert the cake onto a serving plate simply place the pan on the stove on low heat for 30 seconds.
- The therapist moves the cup over the area to be treated, removes the cotton ball and inverts the cup onto the body.
- Remove from the heat and invert the mold onto a cutting board.
- We ‘control nature,’ but it continually subverts and even inverts our intentions.
- To serve, cut around each slice of bread and serve each piece upside down with pineapple and juices on top (or invert the whole pan onto a large platter and cut into squares).
2inverted past participleinverted snob — persona que desdeña las convenciones y actitudes de su nivel social e intenta identificarse con un grupo social inferior
- inverted sugar — sacarosa
1invertido masculine datedinvertida feminine dated
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