In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1error masculineidea falsa femininea popular misconception — un error muy común / extendido / generalizado
- Much of what we understand to be the truth are probably misconceptions.
- Suspicion and misconceptions about Zimbabwe can only be cleared when there is dialogue and openness.
- Your story contained so many misconceptions and falsehoods, one scarcely knows where to begin.
- As another so-called expert, I feel compelled to address some of the misconceptions.
- But the idea that people oppose media intrusion is based on misconceptions that are rarely challenged.
- A lot of the original points of view were based on misconceptions about the other side's point of view.
- He knew everything that every one else had misconceptions about or misconstrued.
- It was clear to me that profound misconceptions were widespread.
- Well what are the most common faults or misconceptions that you find among average adult swimmers, John?
- So you can see the paper still has some serious misconceptions about what's important.
- There is no reason why the views and misconceptions which exist in the workplace should be any different from society generally.
- As a start on the road to understanding, Australians should demolish two misconceptions.
- Clarke is always at pains to point out errors and misconceptions in earlier writings, and he does so convincingly.
- The problem with success too often is it creates expectations, or even misconceptions among critics and fans alike.
- This may be because of misconceptions among patients and reluctance among patients to use inhalers.
- It appears, worryingly, that these misconceptions are shared by many of our politicians.
- I hope this has cleared up any misconceptions regarding this matter.
- This argument is based on a number of misstatements and misconceptions.
- Apparently, misconceptions abound as to the nature and purpose of bilingual education.
- We must value that reputation and work together to nurture it and remove any misconceptions that will put it at risk.
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