In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1temple masculineentereza feminineto show one's mettle — demostrar lo que se vale
- to be on one's mettle — estar dispuesto a dar lo mejor de sí
- This woman of steel has proved her mettle many a time, in her feisty battle with the judiciary and opposition.
- It is the closest that the PGA Tour has come to links conditions, the ultimate test of a golfer's mettle and patience.
- Even computers were not left behind and an entire roomful of youngsters showed their mettle with the gadgets.
- I cannot say I am confident every jellyfish that has held the post since then would have shown the same mettle.
- The true mettle of the new British system won't be apparent until it's tested in a crisis.
- This is really the basis of assessing character, where people show their true mettle.
- The children also proved their mettle in reciting popular Tamil poetry.
- He had to find his mettle as a leader, and he quickly realised that musical talent was not enough.
- But they better show their mettle, given that reunification is around the corner.
- The event, promised to be a grand show, will see a display of grit, zeal and mettle.
- He can start by showing mettle and reversing the decision to hold a public inquiry.
- I am pretty sure he means resources, mettle and grit but the point is well-made.
- Give some of the youngsters in the bank a chance to show their mettle.
- Securing the future of Social Security is a vital test of the current Congress' mettle.
- Carnatic musicians today have more avenues to prove their mettle than artistes in general had even a few years ago.
- It will take sterner tests before we see the true mettle of these Mayo players.
- But where the program really shows its mettle is in the certification requirement.
- The politicians, both those who hold office and others who aspire to displace them, are yet to show such mettle.
- Although Kelly presents herself as uncomplicated and cheerful, every so often the public glimpse her true mettle.
- Finally now he is ready to test his mettle at the place where the spirit of Olympics was born: Greece.
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