In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(gifted person)prodigio masculine
- Ditka transforms the team from losers to winners through a variety of strategies, including the acquisition of two young Italian soccer prodigies.
- The harmonica prodigy kicks out a foot-stomping blues bonanza to break up the tender anecdotes.
- A young musical prodigy from Keighley is to showcase her talents to raise awareness of the devastating effects of cancer on teenagers.
- From child prodigy to intelligence consultant the flight has been quick.
- A young poet prodigy is basking in royal approval after receiving a message from the Queen.
- Both were child prodigies in chess, quickly rising to their respective nations' top slots.
- Thick-skinned, he fails to heed their hints about getting a replacement, even when they turn up at his house with Tom, a hot young guitar prodigy.
- Having eclipsed the record of Anand to become the youngest grandmaster from the country, the chess prodigy is now gunning for greater glory.
- The senior Gretzky still lives in the house where Wayne grew up; a swimming pool has replaced the famous backyard practice rink that Walter built for his young prodigy years ago.
- So when we look at genius or child prodigies or musical geniuses or idiot savants, these are clues to the mystery of that infinitely creative mind that we can tap into.
- Nash is a young math prodigy who shows up at Princeton with the amazing ability to see numbers in a most visual way, handy for storyshowing in this age of effects.
- Western cultures tend to praise those who make difficult tasks appear easy because of their own exceptional ability, as in the child prodigy phenomenon.
- By age 7, Nikolay was already recognized as a young chess prodigy, and at age 11, he was invited to one of the best chess schools in the Ukraine.
- The story begins in Russia, where the young chess prodigy tore through distinguished grand master opposition like a sickle through soft grain.
- Maybe so, but when LeBron entered the ninth grade at his new school, St Vincent-St Mary, at least one international sports agency inquired about the young basketball prodigy who was becoming the talk of Akron.
- He was a child prodigy who died young and yet he wrote a phenomenal amount of music.
- Child prodigy historians or sociologists would almost be a contradiction in terms.
- At 18, the two young math prodigies shared not only looks and last names, but identical intellects.
- The more research she did, the more fascinated she became with the complicated 18th century child prodigy, virtuoso, hyper-prolific genius and failed priest!
- There is an urgent need to endorse intelligence; this, in part, involves identifying chess prodigies.
2(unusual thing)prodigio masculine
- At 79, she is a prodigy of youthful energy in hoisting a hefty bundle of old tricks.
- It is a fine example of the so-called prodigy buildings built by the richest and most intellectually advanced men.
- In the local fashion world, designer Oscar Lawalata is something of a prodigy.
- Chirac praised the bridge's designers and builders for creating ‘a prodigy of art and architecture a new emblem of French civil engineering’.
- College football is littered with examples of coaches who were prodigies one year and idiots the next.
- Unlike the neoconservative apologists for the Republican attempt to rip off the poor, he is a genuinely original thinker, as well as a prodigy of learning.
- After all, there were only four of them and just because they weren't prodigies like their counterparts didn't mean that they didn't have any skill to offer.
- She was a colossus in all her limbs - a marvel of strength and a prodigy of clumsiness.
- Van Schurman was a prodigy of linguistic skills.
- Certainly I was no technical prodigy, but I was comfortable around machinery.
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