In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) perspicaz(person) agudo(analysis) perspicaz(analysis) penetrante(analysis) inteligentethat's very perceptive of you — pero ¿cómo te has dado cuenta de eso? ironic
- While in general that's a remarkably perceptive observation, somehow it does not seem to apply to this place.
- It provides a perceptive insight into one of the great maritime mysteries of modern times.
- Natives of the Taurus-Scorpio group are enormously perceptive and highly sensitive.
- It is both a wry and perceptive critique of the colonial system and a sharply observed account of childhood.
- But no other book of the period offers such a perceptive account of how the colonial bourgeoisie lived and thought.
- I felt he was a sensitive, poetic, perceptive and natural person.
- The answer was not the result of any particularly perceptive insight; nor was I alone in giving it.
- It also offers some perceptive insights into the personal and political place of art in modern life.
- The witticisms of Oscar Wilde are without a doubt some of the most amusing and perceptive observations on society.
- You are subtle and gracious yet keenly perceptive and observant at work, missing nothing but noting every detail or omission.
- You are perceptive and sensitive so listen to your intuition or gut feelings.
- It is a perceptive account of life in an occupied city, in which victors and vanquished alike are corrupted and demoralized.
- She has such a sharp and perceptive intellect and can express complex ideas really clearly.
- He was friendly, though, and very perceptive and sharp, but oftentimes he let his pen do the talking for him.
- The pathos of this account is well complemented by a robust sense of humour and perceptive insights into human nature.
- What an extraordinarily perceptive insight into so much of the rage that inflames the world today.
- We grow more sensitive, more perceptive, more aware of others.
- It is here that the conscious thought and the perceptive experience flow.
- She had always been quiet as a child, thoughtful and passive but very intuitive and perceptive.
- This man is part of history and his observations were perceptive, wise, eloquent, witty and charming.
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