In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(suggestion, hint)dejo masculinedeje masculine Spainthere was an overtone of hostility in his voice — había una nota / un dejo de hostilidad en su voz
- the film had clear political overtones — la película tenía un claro trasfondo político
- A challenge to the religious status quo carried strong political overtones, and vice versa.
- With fragrance, the best mix balances flowers with heady scents with those with more subtle fragrant overtones.
- In furthering this project, I suggest, it is critical to establish the play's precise date if we would recuperate political overtones and connotations activated in the earliest productions.
- But I don't think it has had big political ramifications or overtones.
- Once Roma were level, that incident acquired ominous overtones retrospectively.
- Despite the problems the book had initially faced in finding a publisher in China - purportedly for its political overtones - it had finally received official sanction.
- But less than a year before the 2004 Republican National Convention, it is hard not to find political overtones in virtually everything the president says and does.
- Those Romans had a word for everything and the meanings carried social, emotional and political overtones often as not.
- A few of the songs from his early period hold up remarkably well, usually those without the overt political overtones.
- It has both political and sociological overtones.
- Similarly, laws with distinctly racial overtones may have also had gendered meanings.
- Though the text of 1946 has obvious political overtones, it is not yet openly polemical.
- I suggested at the outset that there are theological overtones to these overtly political and historical questions.
- But Beijing made it clear that surveys with noncommercial overtones, such as political opinion polls, are strictly prohibited.
- More troublingly, it has acquired political overtones.
- The term ‘reactionary force’ has political overtones and historical connotations.
- To be sure, the question of Irish Home Rule added to the tensions inside Britain, and the suffrage controversy divided Britons on an issue with both political and emotional overtones.
- His vibrant paintings offer traditional scenes of Nigerian villages and tribal customs, with only a few subtle political overtones.
- Basically a wry comedy, it has serious overtones and philosophical implications.
- Although it had some religious overtones, Carnival has become a purely secular event.
- The Chamber Symphony from 1967 is definitely a massive leap forward and here one can sense the deep atonal overtones that lie behind the heart of the music.
- His interest is in the kind of beat frequencies, harmonics and overtones made by combining tones that differ from each other by only a few hertz, sketching out his ideas using sine waves and oscilloscopes.
- This third phase of tonal theory argued in favour of a natural basis for major - minor tonality in the overtones of the harmonic series.
- The principle is the same, but the notes become even more complex through the use of harmonic overtones and (again, my guess) unconventional bowing.
- The fundamental and its overtones are set into vibration very quickly, and it would take someone with a very keen aural sense to hear all of these tones separately.
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.