In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(quality)mediocridad femininemedianía feminine
- We have reduced all and everything to the level of mediocrity so that nothing and no-one stands out or is in any way offended.
- He hated mediocrity and always strived for perfection and excellence.
- But he may well have chosen the wrong ship to board with his undoubtedly quality brand of mediocrity.
- The opening half was a dire affair with the standard of hurling never rising above mediocrity.
- Is St Lucia doomed forever to be an island synonymous with mediocrity?
- Why, too, are most of us afraid to excel, settling instead for mediocrity?
- Now imagine sitting there for almost two hours of cinematic mediocrity.
- History teaches that we are not only tolerant of mediocrity - we thrive on it.
- In truth the game never rose above mediocrity, as Dingle and Crokes struggled to find their range.
- Neither realms are renowned for rewarding mediocrity and underachievement.
- You see, he's a talented and driven composer and director who loathes mediocrity above everything else.
- He gave six reasons for its increasing tendency toward mediocrity and irrelevance.
- He survived on mediocrity, excelling at little but being passable at most things.
- These problems allowed mediocrity to rise too often to the top.
- Overall it was a well contested game but it never rose above mediocrity with Rangers just about deserving their win.
- Such practices create real grievances, encourage mediocrity, and are bound to inflame sectarian resentment.
- He may not be the best actor, but his charm and charisma help him elevate any role above mediocrity.
- The enduring struggle to provide mediocrity for all continues.
- I'm supposed to be celebrating mediocrity here, but to be honest it's getting a little boring.
- A high finish is usually followed by a slip towards mediocrity.
- Virtually all those who have achieved prominence or notoriety have been exposed as mediocrities and rank scoundrels.
- He shot almost everyone who was intelligent and thereby ensured that the surviving mediocrities would manage to lose an empire within 40 years of his death.
- Much as it may disappoint the flop of mediocrities who have decided to pursue power in Edinburgh, the Scottish executive was not created to be a national government.
- Professional mediocrities waste time, energy and breath.
- This is just the scenario the mediocrities were praying for.
- Putting it bluntly, we don't want heroes we can admire; we want mediocrities with whom we can identify.
- But that would make him no different than 10,000 other mediocrities in academia in many other fields.
- And it allows low-performing mediocrities to get promoted over and over and over.
- And if the system is only capable of producing failures and mediocrities, with the occasional good bishop slipping through the cracks, then there must be a reform in the system.
- Neville, who surrounded himself with mediocrities and yes men, followed a policy of appeasement after he was pushed into the top job in 1937.
- First, the system's best teachers will resent being treated like robots and are likely to leave, while the mediocrities will follow orders.
- Ambitious mediocrities can be counted on to throw dirt on their betters.
- Top academic salaries in Australia for those who are the outstanding performers are far too low, while mediocrities and worse are rewarded beyond their deserts.
- They seemed a drab assortment of mediocrities.
- Insignificant in herself, she stands as a cipher for the famous mediocrities of our time, and they are legion.
- Think of the many mediocrities that go through education programs and end up teaching.
- You can't take power from mediocrities because they work 24 hours a day to keep what they have.
- We end up with duds, mediocrities and second raters - the kind of people who have wasted such a scandalous amount of public money building the new Scottish parliament.
- How else would so many mediocrities get into high places?
- And what sorts of bland mediocrities will end up on the courts?
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