In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be reducible to sth — ser reductible / reducible a algo
- Gothic seems reducible to steep roofs and a ‘multiplicity’ of gables.
- Perhaps sports are reducible to co-ordination and spacial perception.
- That said, both films are not reducible to fables about victimhood.
- Second, unlike the Left, green politics are not based on class and their analyses are not reducible to class.
- Ethics, one might say, enshrines the principle that subjectivity is not reducible to objective analysis.
- Nor is it reducible to facile claims of appeasements.
- Religion is not reducible to morals but they are the sign of its authenticity.
- Is all learning alike, reducible to a common set of principles?
- The game is not reducible to the subjectivity of the players; it has an identity over and above them and is intended as such.
- But what about the suggestion that event causation is instead reducible to, or analysable in terms of, agent causation?
- There are no spectacular displays of brutality here, and the workings of force show themselves not to be reducible to physical violence alone.
- But engagement in a wider social sense is not reducible to individual activism.
- But at the same time, these issues are not reducible to the anti-capitalist struggle.
- The internal stance reflects the fact that when people marry they become part of an entity that is not reducible to or identical with its individual components.
- How the public engages with ideas is not reducible to the latest trends in technology, but is likely to be influenced by wider cultural and social dynamics.
- There is no point in speculating about place apart from its representations; yet, place is also not simply reducible to concepts.
- All DIY projects should be reducible to an A4 sized flowchart detailing a handful of easy steps, available by calling a 1900 number after the show.
- Roisin has a glamour which includes sexual attractiveness but it is not reducible to it.
- The private military industry has an image problem reducible to a single, rather dirty word: mercenary.
- As conservatives generally do, I see the world as infinitely complex and as not reducible to any simple rule.
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
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