In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1reputación femininefama feminineof repute — de renombre
- a make of good repute — una marca acreditada
- house of ill repute — casa de mala fama
- to hold sth/sb in high repute — tener algo/a algn en mucha estima
- I only know him by repute — solo lo conozco de oídas
- The sultry singer has offered her second full album titled The Fine Print, an effort that will certainly underline her credentials as a lyricist and vocalist of some repute.
- He has been a member of The Royal Ballet since 1976, was made principal in 1984, and is also a choreographer of considerable repute.
- Both had found work as ship's boys aboard the same ship - The Bastante, a vessel of good repute.
- Several singers of international repute made or consolidated their early reputations with the company, which continues to provide a training ground for young Welsh singers.
- From a novelist of such great repute, In The Forest comes as a disappointment.
- On the subject of the various reports emanating out of the North, he confined himself to the suggestion that ‘an investigator of international repute be brought in’ to assist in the Omagh affair.
- With actors of such high repute, the Lusaka shows promise to be a big success and will definitely leave many a theatre goer screaming for more.
- Though formal, they are excellently structured courses of international repute.
- They work for Dr Sid now, who, despite his name, is a scientist and thinker of international repute.
- Costello is an aging Australian novelist of some repute.
- A string of useful books, particularly The English Flower Garden, compiled mostly from articles published in his journals, further buoyed his repute in gardening circles.
- Those who knew him by repute, or knew him not at all, are similarly indebted to a man who did so much, either directly or indirectly, to make Australia a better place in which to live.
- On 6th January 1759 he married Martha Dandridge Custis, by repute the wealthiest widow in Virginia.
- Last month, it decided to commission an independent review of the scheme by experts of international repute.
- Dr. Veena has been a Yoga teacher of high repute for almost 25 years.
- Aranganathan, a writer and literary critic of repute, has written an article on Paa.Visalam's book.
- John Woo certainly lives up to his repute and delivers absolutely breathtaking action scenes and camera maneuvers, which are, quite frankly, the only aspects that keep you watching the movie till the end.
- There is Pittsburgh, of grimy repute, recently named the most livable U.S. city.
- Even in terms of only modified rapture, however, Sebok's musicianship could be judged as beyond repute.
- Berni Searle's emergence as an artist of international repute coincides more or less with South Africa's first decade of democracy.
- I would have you executed for your crime, but it would bring me into bad repute with my countrymen.
- But great cars can also shatter reputations and fell giants, leaving a legacy of bitterness and ill repute that throws a permanent road-block across promising paths of technical innovation.
- Its managers were of the highest repute, and they were able to charge very high fees.
- In 1640 Edward Dacres published the first English translation of The Prince, but it was well known both by repute and in Italian and Latin texts throughout the previous century.
- She was a theatre major, and a director of repute within the student body.
- In a separate attack, Chanel's Web site was defaced by an attacker calling himself ‘TheRegister’, which we are somewhat concerned may bring our name into repute.
- They had kept Tom in a tiny cell, feeding him nothing but a bit of moldy bread and some water of questionable repute.
- The speech is equally conspicuous for what Paulson omitted to mention about his industry's own role in contributing to the low repute in which corporate America is now held.
- Not only was she a dancer of international repute, a teacher, and a rehearsal director, but she also managed things behind the scenes with quiet reliability, without taking the laurels.
- Decent restaurants, shops of international repute, bearable hotel, excellent restaurants and the bustle that spells boom.
- Further accolades go to screenwriter Goldman, a Hollywood veteran of great and deserved repute, for accepting this script doctoring job, without which the film certainly wouldn't have been made.
- She accepted gladly, vowing to turn the museum into an institution of international repute.
- The next poem, ‘Sol Lewitt's Double Pyramid,’ plays on an art form of minimalist repute but multiple aspects.
- Visits took in her favorite galleries, museums, and, inevitably for a bibliophile of international repute, the British Library.
- Her achievement was as a philosopher of international repute and author of 26 novels including the Booker prize-winning The Sea The Sea, three plays and six highly praised works of philosophy.
- Sam is honored equally and returns to great repute in the Shire.
- He is a stockbroker house of less than perfect repute.
- A woman of ill repute, Ripples is a permanent fixture at Aldo's.
- Large firms may be held in greater repute, and corporate officers of larger firms may be paid more than others.
- Springer will star as the Producer's brilliant agent of questionable moral repute.
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