In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Field's film has two spectacular performances, by Sissy Spacek and Tom Wilkinson, though the overall tone is rather restrained and poetic.
- The principal rooms are finished with a restrained elegance.
- The count displays the inner calm, the ideal of restrained, and learned manners required of a gentleman.
- A restrained yet upbeat percussion on tracks such as ‘My Beautiful White Dog’ are a nice counterpoint to the overall melancholy of the disk.
- In its place is a relentlessly restrained duet on which Tricky shadows the breathy lead vocal by new collaborator Constanza Francavilla in a voice that barely rises above a whisper.
- Their restrained, sober forms and motifs characterise what is now known as the ‘Queen Anne’ style.
- Her latest work, Geometry of Quiet, which received its North American premiere, shows Brown in a mood of restrained, judiciously measured eloquence.
- Now, in the restrained language of the central bank, a substantial further fall in the inflation rate would be ‘unwelcome.’
- Alexander Sokurov has a surprisingly ornate clock in his otherwise cool and restrained St Petersburg flat.
- Bambooque developed his own moderate and restrained form.
- Even when talking in the most restrained of voices, Hugo's lilt would still rise up above all others.
- Despite the presence of a couple of slightly more restrained pieces (including the closing ‘Japan’), Humcrush is packed with incident.
- Back in Florence by 1564, he was soon involved in Vasari's projects, though painting in a more restrained and monumental style than Vasari's extreme Mannerism.
- Closed, the cabinet appears as a minimalist cube - a solid and restrained form that belies its complex and interactive quality.
- The silent feature marked his move from silly comedies to the restrained and earnest dramas that would establish his reputation as a world-class filmmaker.
- Mary Astor and Cecil Kellaway turn in more restrained performances, and Astor in particular brings a weary gravity to her role that's quite effective.
- The architects have woven a rich tapestry of restrained luxury into the constrained fabric of an early nineteenth century neoclassical seminary of high heritage significance.
- The restrained colour palette of whites teamed with off-white limestone-effect floors and a range of pale fittings enhances the already powerful sense of natural light.
- The vivacity of former years gave way to a more restrained and meditative art.
- Throughout Misery is a Butterfly, all recording tracks share this remarkably restrained touch.
- Metallic fabrics broke the monotony of a restrained colour palette dominated by greys and blush pink.
- In Delicious Chemistry the elements of restrained instrumentation, intelligent arrangement and superbly controlled vocals come together into a powerful compound.
- The choice of this elegant townhouse space gave the exhibition a relatively restrained tone, especially in light of Geers's reputation as a provocateur.
- To his credit, it is one of the most restrained and subtle disks I have heard in a long time with many very nice moments that will definitely keep me coming back for a listen from time to time.
- By contrast, a Scottish artiste might play to sodden Glasgow shipwrights, a restrained middle class audience and a temperance rally in the same week.
- The style is heightened by the restrained color palette and decidedly retro feel to the animation.
- The restrained colors and the lack of multicolored pictures create the image of a solid, reliable product - and the new mainboard from ASUS is exactly like that.
- Al Pacino, with a superbly restrained and world-weary performance, plays Will Dormer, a detective who has come to Alaska to help the local police solve the violent death of a teenage girl.
- His mother's restrained manner, in addition to decreased work hours, wear out and depress Paul so much that he suffers greatly.
- This is simply too much visual clutter for a site that should be treated with restrained dignity.
- The restrained editing style heightens the intensity and allows greater scrutiny of the characters.
- His conception of a restrained aristocratic manliness is as applicable to the potentially hubristic - or tyrannical - prince as it is to the courtier.
- The same sale yielded another star lot evocative of time and place: a pair of rosewood bedside steps-cabinets with restrained gilt decoration and marble tops.
- Vickers understood the nature of evil and the essence of Britten's ambivalence; his robust tenor voice was more convincing than the restrained tones of the reedy Pears.
- He gave his dynamic Futurist paintings a Cubist conception of space, often combined with the extremely restrained colours that characterized the work of Picasso and Braque at this time.
- Osmosis Part 1 is a wheeling, plaintively calling piece with restrained, squeezed-chord electronics from Frisell.
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