In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1reticenteto be reticent about sth
- he is understandably reticent about his bankruptcy — es comprensible que se muestre reticente a hablar de la quiebra
- she is rather reticent about her emotional life — es un tanto reservada en cuanto a su vida afectiva
- It's reticent because it lacks the authority to be declarative.
- Intolerable Cruelty is a movie in which the brothers' distinctive presence is quite reticent and discreet in terms of script.
- The other streak that Gould does not mention in these essays is a streak of his own, though his publishers are not so reticent.
- Of course, if gambling in groups doesn't appeal to your reticent nature, most of these games are also available in the single player mode.
- Their performances are at once reticent and emotionally-charged.
- Unfortunately the book is also reticent; it is remarkable for what is not included.
- Dann wondered why Kiv was so reticent about revealing his master plan.
- He never wanted anything from life and was a quiet, reticent man not given to violence.
- He's reticent on succession plans, except to say that a Japanese would increase motivation among employees.
- Like others who are naturally reticent and introverted he was able, says Dimbleby, to lose himself in the disciplined freedom of performance.
- In other respects, he is famously reticent, averse to showmanship and actually something of a camera-shy recluse.
- Precisely because many Ghanaians are reticent about expressing love, a special day dedicated to love is prized.
- Ten years and a lot of reticent memories after, their winding roads are finally coming to that familiar intersection once more.
- Yet, although he may seem a bit reticent, he certainly is not a recluse.
- Aware of the potential for ridicule, or for having their sanity questioned, protesters are naturally reticent about discussing these experiences.
- He was unusually withdrawn and reticent during that time, until suddenly, the more public horror of world events seemed to shock him out of it.
- When it comes to looking for money from the government, technology business people are no more reticent than farmers, fishermen or teachers.
- I like his chamber works best, a genre most suited to his essentially modest and reticent artistic nature.
- The spendthrift ways of provincial governments have made international lending agencies reticent to loan desperately needed cash.
- Turner was famously reticent regarding his private life.
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