In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(moment/story) conmovedor(plea/look) patético(reminder) doloroso(reminder) penoso
- It's a poignant, almost heartbreaking portrait of urban American loneliness, alienation and obsession.
- This was a moving, poignant ceremony, which gave solace to the parents and families.
- So often it's as much about what isn't said between people that's poignant, disturbing and moving.
- It is a book that can be witty, moving or poignant, all at the same time.
- People that are good at it and adept at it can be very guttural and gutsy and dark and moving and poignant all at the same time.
- It was a touching and poignant afternoon as friends gathered to show their respects to a man who had remained loyal and ever faithful to the ideals of Comhaltas.
- It's a humorous, serious, poignant, moving script, that genuinely explores the value and meaning of education.
- A poignant and moving text tucked away on the page seems to sum it all up.
- He can be rather repetitive, but his best work has great delicacy of colour and handling and a poignant sense of lost innocence.
- For people of any age coming to terms with grief, this is a poignant and moving account, beautifully illustrated and sparingly written.
- Funny, touching, moving and poignant - this could be one of the most affecting shows the Alhambra has staged.
- The sense of occasion and history was also made more poignant by the pageantry that accompanied it.
- This is a show with a sense of fun, a poignant side, a lesson to be learnt about family life and a little sprinkling of magic.
- And though these words may belong to the big screen, they will haunt us whenever we recall the poignant scenes from the moving film.
- It is true that I have, like many who choose to write for a living, exaggerated senses of the absurd and the poignant.
- It is a philosophical tearjerker, a poignant romance for the intellectual set, and a touching character study.
- Could they, for example, feed one half of the audience with a sound to make them laugh, while the other half heard something poignant or distressing?
- That memory, painful and poignant, still inspires the Scot.
- The play follows the story of one man's fight to save his land, combining poignant drama with a sense of humour.
- This debut may remind some readers of Lorrie Moore's dry and poignant tragicomedy.
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