In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tone/speech) mesurado(speech/tone) medido(ceremony) sencillo(ceremony) discretoa low-key police presence — una discreta presencia policial
- On the contrary, it was clear that they enjoyed a modest, low-key life-style.
- I thought they liked to keep commentary a low-key affair in Mexico, Jim?
- It was such a low-key affair that even the bride didn't know.
- We are trying to home in on the talent, focus on the best stories, and we try to be low-key and modest about our role.
- The Saints have finished as runners-up, a position they were assured of before this match was played, so the contest was a low-keyed affair.
- There definitely is some virtue in keeping the affair low-key, in not raising the level of expectation, for in case of failure, nobody accuses you of bragging.
- Given who we are, our national day should be laid-back, low-key, and - yes - ambivalent about our progress.
- If the news conference to announce the clash was anything to go by, it could be a low-key affair.
- I, for one, am quite ready for a pleasingly intimate and low-key affair.
- Burley preached possession but his low-key, modest personality encouraged supporters to give others the credit.
- Instead it can offer a relaxed and low-key environment that feels like it isn't trying too hard.
- This giant of a man was intellectual, soft-spoken, reserved, yet dedicated; he exuded a low-key intensity.
- Then again, maybe it won't… today's launch is very much a low-key affair.
- But those who expect a low-key industry affair will be in for a surprise.
- These elections traditionally have been low-key affairs.
- After glittering premieres in London and Leeds, this was a much more low-key affair as the cinema only seats 250 people, so invitations were strictly limited.
- During the communist era, Christmas in Budapest was a low-key affair, often celebrated clandestinely.
- The celebrations are expected to be modest and low-key, a reflection of the falling economic fortunes of the territory.
- The transfer, which gives Iraqis official control over their own destiny once again, was a low-key affair, taking place here in the presence of just a few dozen people.
- It's in keeping with her wish to make this event a low-key affair.
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