In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- If you travelled back in time two centuries on Christmas Day, you'd hardly recognise the festive season.
- I went out in Winchester briefly last night, and hardly recognised a soul.
- It's New Year's Day and I'm in a town I know well from many, many visits in the past but today I hardly recognise it.
- They both were dressed like fashion models and wore so much makeup you hardly recognized them.
- His voice was so soft, I could hardly recognize it.
- At first glance one would hardly recognize the place from the pictures the world saw on television in 1989.
- He listened to himself say the first word that he'd spoken in weeks, and realised that he hardly recognised his own voice.
- I hardly recognized my little cousin when the two of them came back from Springfield.
- Every time he comes back to our London flat he hardly recognises the place, because I've got bored and moved all the furniture and changed the place.
- On my way back I hardly recognized the cities or even the small villages.
- She peered at her friend, hardly recognizing her face.
- But I could no longer read, drive, recognise faces or distinguish colours.
- Gibbs may hardly recognize the sport and the team he left more than a decade ago.
- When Arian opened the door to let his dog into the room he hardly recognized the poor creature for the way its fur puffed out.
- Celeste hardly recognized the voice as her own.
- They still visit regularly, providing the inspiration for Kerr's next book, but on a recent trip to the farm they worked so hard to sustain they were shocked to find they hardly recognised it.
- I stare out the window, hardly recognizing our own house as Sam pulls into the garage.
- You'll hardly recognise the new-look magazine next week, such is the transformation in store.
- She said she hardly recognized her place when she got back to it.
- But what about those days when cold fingers or a hangover mean you hardly recognise your own signature?
2(acknowledge, accept)reconoceradmitirthey were forced to recognize the gravity of the situation — se vieron obligados a reconocer / a admitir la gravedad de la situación
- the island was recognized as an independent state — la isla fue reconocida como estado independiente
- Polly is recognized by her peers for her extensive knowledge and competency in the areas of hematology and oncology.
- We need to turn this idea upside down, and recognize that all politics in our era is global.
- More than ever before, lifestyle and behavior are being recognized as important factors in physical health and physical illness.
- Yet one has to recognize at the outset that there are methodological problems with this.
- The curriculum was geared to nonsense subjects while PE and sport were hardly recognised.
- For their part, landlords resented the tendency of British governments and rational commentators to fail to recognize the difficulties they encountered.
- Child abuse was only formally recognised by doctors 40 years ago and has remained a field clouded by controversy ever since.
- The importance of Nature and knowledge of the world around us has not been recognised by our schools.
- Networking with experts in other disciplines and collaborating with statisticians should be recognized as an important way to conduct research and disseminate findings.
- It demands a class identity that recognizes difference, but defines what we hold in common in society and who the enemy is.
- The lasting influence that pre-schooling can have over a child's development and future is an area that should be recognized and appreciated.
- Excessive body fat, especially in areas such as the abdomen, is increasingly recognized as an important risk factor for killers like heart disease and diabetes.
- As with Jeff's fight, epic flights like these should be recognized and remembered for years to come.
- Throughout the world, paternity leave has been recognized as an important means of reconciling the professional and familial lives of workers.
- That meant recognizing that new knowledge comes with the passing of time.
- We must recognise that the appearance of the city has an impact on visitor numbers.
- When good things touch our life, we hardly recognise their presence.
- The value of traditional knowledge and anecdotal information should be recognized by the co-management group.
- The fact that as many, if not more, offenders spring from privileged backgrounds is hardly recognized.
3US formal(grant right to speak)concederle la palabra adarle la palabra athe chair recognizes the gentleman from … — tiene la palabra el representante de …
- As the presiding officer, he recognises those members who wish to speak.
- The chair recognized Representative Hochberg to explain the measure.
- The gentleman's time is expired. The Chair recognizes Governor Thompson.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
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