In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of material)maleabilidad feminine
- Her work has a similar pliability and its good to see her work in a major competition even if it is a relatively uninspiring painting.
- Is this the unprincipled pliability I detest in the people I put up with at Rome?
- It is also a useful barometer of the loyalty and pliability of Labour and Lib Dem back-benchers.
- I'm just heating it to its point of pliability, rather than liquefying it all over again.
- Preferment should be based on merit and not pliability.
2(of person)flexibilidad feminine
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