In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(puzzle)misterio masculineMary's a real mystery — Mary es un auténtico misterio
- it's a mystery to me how she puts up with him — para mí es un misterio cómo logra aguantarlo
- I cannot explain the mystery of what went wrong.
- And the trouble is that there does not seem to be any impartial source that can explain these mysteries to me, without having a personal agenda!
- The struggles of the American writer to explain the deep mysteries of the British character are pure joy.
- Indeed, his Japanese publisher has been so inundated by bemused readers that they have set up a website to explain some of the mysteries of the book.
- Two leading theories explain the population mystery.
- Once that is understood, other mysteries solve themselves.
- All it requires is a flicker of disorientation, an unexpected jolt, or an encounter with a mystery too spooky to explain, and it's off.
- And yet we never cease trying to explain the mystery of sport: why it means so much to so many and why we are so curious about those who succeed at it.
- I've left you a couple of phone messages and emails and assume that you will explain the mystery of the disappearing diaries to me at some point.
- However all was explained and the mystery was solved very quickly.
- They're looking to solve the mystery, and there are a lot of questions that are unanswered right now.
- When we came to understand the customs of this extraordinary people the mystery was explained.
- That lack of success has always been something of a mystery, and there are various unproven hypotheses to explain away the mystery.
- Contrary to public perceptions, science can help understand and explain the mysteries of emotion.
- The technique of the mystery is thus explained, but the mystery remains.
- I wish someone would explain to me the mystery behind gas pricing.
- Well I have no idea and I think the mystery will never be explained, but now do you see how easy it is for me to get mixed up.
- Many theories have been given to explain the extraordinary mystery of these missing ships and planes.
- Science has gained much through the years but has stopped short in its attempts to understand the ultimate mystery of life.
- Perhaps the dominant colour scheme will be amber and that explains the mystery.
1.2(quality)misterio masculinebefore noun mystery guest — invitado sorpresa masculine
- mystery story — cuento de misterio
- mystery trip — viaje sorpresa
- If I've ever had an air of mystery, it's by default.
- The exact fate of the 45 people on board is shrouded in mystery.
- For as long as I can remember, there is a beautiful altar cut from the rocky face of a heavily wooded hill, which shelters this place and gives it its air of seclusion and mystery.
- Beyond that, as they say, it is shrouded in mystery.
- He says that its origins ‘have long been shrouded in mystery and controversy.’
- Already sales of the book are going well and Kieran is confident that once again children will lap-up the air of mystery and suspense surrounding his books.
- Somehow, the town itself, retains its air of mystery, and mediaeval ambience, despite the cell phone shops, supermarket, and mini shopping mall opposite the car park.
- The pseudonyms gave the sisters an aura of mystery and secrecy, so much so that some readers believed that all three were one person or that they were males.
- Ambassadors used to have a scent of mystery, secrecy and even of romance about them.
- They maintain an air of mystery by wearing masks or hoods.
- In the days when he worked for the CIA, the agency was shrouded in secrecy and cloaked in mystery.
- The book's jacket says only that he ‘lives off the grid’, which presumably is intended to create an air of mystery.
- The subject is surrounded in mystery, superstition, secrecy, and most interesting of all, real magic!
- Yet, the air of mystery surrounding each character never dissipates, even after the last line of each monologue is spoken.
- The darkness lends an air of mystery and foreboding.
- I just don't see any justification for an air of mystery here.
- The creation of life in general and of the human person in particular is a thing we can know a little about, but also a thing which is shrouded in impenetrable mystery.
- What keeps people hunting these things is the air of mystery that surrounds them - which is all too easily dispelled.
- The Valley was wedged in-between the two countries, being obscured in mystery and darkness and confusion.
- He exudes an air of shyness, mystery and slight menace - not to be confused, say colleagues, with sophistication.
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- Thrillers, mysteries and crime novels are perennial favorites for summertime reading.
- Layered fictions aren't always murder mysteries, of course.
- Why make things more complicated by turning it into a murder mystery?
- Imagine Eliot then as the villain in a murder mystery.
- This mystery is a traditional whodunnit, but with a serious vein of social commentary running through it.
- Still, a great lead performance and some dazzling visuals will please fans of old-fashioned murder mysteries.
- It's just another in a long line of rather simple murder mysteries.
- But also, it's a murder mystery, and there may be a ghost, and also a zombie in it.
- Further compounding the peril is the fact that this is basically a murder mystery, a whodunit with slasher overtones.
- It is not a thriller or a mystery or an action film or a crime film, nor any kind of ordinary drama or melodrama.
- The play now becomes a whodunit murder mystery.
- A murder mystery, the film, however, has a clear storyline and characters.
- It's better approached as a comedy than a murder mystery.
- The story is a fairly set piece murder mystery, or murder thriller.
- It's science fiction all right, but it's also a character study and a murder mystery.
- Meanwhile, Emerson says he's amused by the number of people who tell him they think writing mysteries and thrillers must be a very exciting job.
- This is easily the weakest entry of the four, a murder mystery that all but gives away the solution just minutes into the film.
- If you enjoy police dramas or murder mysteries, chances are you will enjoy this.
- He may be writing a murder mystery, but his novel is primarily concerned with the nature of small-town America and its particular manners and morals.
- That is why the author, named I in my book, which is also a murder mystery, is dead, and always has been.
- This is the fourth of the new mysteries of the rosary.
- I think the exact make-up of the triune goddess depended on what city you came from and what mysteries you were initiated in, as well as period as Anna points out.
- Does he promulgate new mysteries for the Rosary?
- To prove its existence in ancient religion he cites the famous passage from Plotinus's Enneads, that initiates of the mysteries must enter them naked.
- For a Christian, the answer is in the incarnation: because the divine mystery is made flesh.
- It is the Spirit who inspires our praise of God and brings us into the divine life, that is, into the mystery of God revealed in Christ.
- Whether or not the bull, tauros, is Dionysius in one of his forms, there is no doubt that the performers link the ritual to the old pagan mysteries.
- In him, we can see the ultimate mystery of God in human form.
- Trinity Sunday celebrates the belief in the incomprehensible mystery of God, not only as Spirit, but also as God creator and God incarnate.
- Someone who has knowledge of religious or spiritual mysteries is sometimes called a hierophant.
- Egyptian mystery religion is basically Greco-Roman mysteries, a series of initiation rites.
- This does not necessarily mean that Euripides was an initiate of Dionysian mysteries, or that his portrayal of the god's worshippers (the Maenads) is an honest one.
- The two strangers are not serious; there are jests at the mysteries which precede the enthronement, and he is being initiated into the mysteries of the sophistical ritual.
- In that letter, he added five new mysteries to the rosary, and declared that his twenty-fifth anniversary year would be known as the Year of the Rosary.
- Walking through the Stations of the Cross or praying the rosary is another way to contemplate the mysteries of Jesus.
- It is a Hindu doctrine Movement, to teach the Universal Law of Creation, revealed by ancient Christian mysteries.
- Those initiated into the satanic mysteries were all given some sort of physical mark, such as a claw mark under the left eye.
- His Protrepticus is a copious source of information about the Greek mysteries, though his wish to represent them as a perversion of Scriptural teachings must have led to misrepresentation.
- Leaks from the Vatican, in anticipation of the document's release, suggest that the Pope will introduce five new mysteries to the Rosary.
- Well your interest in the mysteries, rather than in the codified beliefs of religion would put you very nicely in the world of the transcendentalists.
- With folded hands, Ashoka begged enlightenment and initiation into the mysteries of the Dharma of Samudra.
- It's up to us preachers, ministers, stewards of the mysteries of Christ, to make that transaction.
- This was the institution of mysteries, with hierophants (chief priests) and torch-bearers complete.
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