In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(similar)to be reminiscent of sb/sth — recordar a algn/(a) algo
- his voice is reminiscent of his father's — su voz me recuerda (a) la de su padre
- a smell vaguely reminiscent of almonds — un olor que recuerda vagamente al / el de las almendras
- a speech reminiscent of Churchill — un discurso con reminiscencias de Churchill
- The hooded poncho he wears during the third act is clearly designed to look as much like a superhero cape as possible, and is reminiscent of DC Comics supernatural hero Spectre.
- Wavy textures running the length of whitewashed walls create shadows reminiscent of the sea.
- Yet it seems eerily reminiscent of the empty politics of spin that we endure at home.
- That would be okay if the character really grabbed you, but this play was uncomfortably reminiscent of having somebody sit down next to you in the metro and tell you their life story.
- The title track is even an evocative melody reminiscent of early Portishead.
- The church plan, vaguely reminiscent of a classical basilica, is a simple asymmetric rectangle.
- Kieran paused, tilting his head in a manner reminiscent of a predator.
- They do so, paradoxically, in a rhetoric strongly reminiscent of that long associated with the right.
- The boy spread his arms with a small grin, taking on a pose reminiscent of a model.
- Neat, compact, there was something about her vaguely reminiscent of a seal pup.
- The quick-fire recording of Curious was reminiscent of the Cake's self-titled debut, recorded in a single day back in 1989.
- The film is composed of a series of tableaux, with scenes reminiscent of detailed paintings.
- Such wines have a very distinct aroma reminiscent of bananas or kirsch.
- Bush's 2001 and 2003 tax packages are eerily reminiscent of the Reagan cuts.
- He liked to display a map - reminiscent of a phrenology chart - showing which areas of the brain are involved in drug use and addiction.
- He still had a thick dirty blonde hair with a style reminiscent of Elvis.
- This DVD is a great mix of live music and intelligent conversation with a great band of seemingly cool guys, albeit with a geek factor reminiscent of the math faculty.
- Most sections began with the dancers striking a pose reminiscent of Rodin's muscular statues.
- Proctor is also top-notch, and uncannily reminiscent of Will Ferrell.
- She smiled at me in a way reminiscent of a doting aunt.
- Scenes reminiscent of life under military rule are not simply the outcome of incidental police violence.
2(nostalgic)(smile/mood/sigh) nostálgico(sigh/mood/smile) reminiscente literary
- She felt strangely reminiscent of her father gazing at at the glossy surfaces of the jewel.
- Everything will be reminiscent of the old days of hang gliding.
- We were plunged into one of those public-service adverts reminiscent of the early days of Channel 4.
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