In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It's a reductive attitude that sells Scotland short and it's one I detest.
- The imagination, ethics, and, ultimately, logic itself demand a less reductive view.
- What is bad about all terror is when it is attached to religious and political abstractions and reductive myths that keep veering away from history and sense.
- Their speech is poor, short, simplistic, and reductive of the complexity of the situation.
- But such a view is surely reductive: Young has not only been actively releasing albums throughout the 90s and into the 00s, but several of them been unexpectedly solid as well.
- Not only is this view reductive, it reinscribes the ethnocentrism of the Britain's imperialist past under the guise of making a ‘safer’ present through the same war-mongering means.
- The need to escape the reductive view of sex work as only a career is another important theme in the book, which is developed in the chapters on France, Brazil, Lima, Sri Lanka, and the Philippines.
- We commonly understand stereotyping as a negative and reductive way of reinforcing power relations, eg: ‘Men are better at maths and science than women.’
- He had retreated into a reductive cynicism, whose one belief, and satirical tactic, argued that behind every purportedly noble trend lurked greed, lust or madness.
- Science, he argues, is necessarily reductive, and reductive science undermines humanist ideas about phenomena such as consciousness or free will.
- This might be too reductive, but there always seems to be a man, a woman and a child as the central axis.
- ‘It's the most reductive story in the song,’ says Marcus.
- However, most of the major statements on critical pedagogy reinscribe a more reductive view of power in the classroom.
- The comparisons Malick makes are simplistic and reductive.
- Any professors worthy of the title have strong views, of course, but they should also have a keen sense that those views may be wrong, or based on incomplete evidence, or highly reductive.
- I thought we were getting overly reductive and simplistic.
- I think people want the discourse to be elevated a little bit, to be a little more challenging with your subject matter, and with your characters, and not reductive about them.
- Crass, cheap, reductive and - if viewed in a certain light - even rather homophobic?
- Furthermore, the underlying suggestion of an inherent connection between physicality and culture seems awkwardly reductive.
- It is the kind of film that, without being overly simplistic or reductive, you could show to a sixth grade class of students and they would clearly understand ‘what's going down.’
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?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.