In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A couple of years ago I wrote a poem for the hot season, in a very rhythmic form called a Sapphic stanza.
- Thus Capoera is a rhythmic, dancing martial art, sparring and practicing are set to music.
- Dances are accompanied by highly rhythmic music in which drumming plays a leading role.
- They are more like a loud, low pitched groan or a rhythmic pounding that repeats and becomes a long moan.
- Behind us, a middle-aged couple began to dance, a gentle rhythmic shuffle which seemed to catch on amongst the audience.
- We heard the rhythmic pounding as the spear points were hammered onto shafts of ash wood.
- Her legs moved fast, tapping on the pads and somehow liking the rhythmic pounding of her feet.
- Both dance forms involve artistes creating rhythmic patterns of movements.
- The writing is rhythmic and poetic and the characters so real that you long to know what became of them in later life.
- In a Kathak solo performance; the dancer first recites the rhythmic composition of the dance.
- The rhythmic pounding of hooves caught his attention and he rode quietly towards the sound.
- He heard the raucous shouts and the rhythmic twist of the dance accompaniment as he turned into the alley, and he quickened his pace.
- Brooklynn could feel the heat in her cheeks, and the rhythmic pounding of her heart.
- The rocking motion of the car over the uneven track, and the rhythmic pounding against the underside of the car.
- The rhythmic motives in Beethoven's Fifth Symphony suggest the notion of the knocking of fate at your door.
- The energy on stage was carried into the crowd as the fortunate few danced to the rhythmic tunes.
- They use alliteration and rhythmic art in a way that has been compared to the prose of Ælfric.
- So I worked out what I wanted to do with the hexameter line, a line that is strongly rhythmic.
- It is a rhythmic dance full of graceful movements to welcome guests.
- Usually its entrance is accompanied by rhythmic singing and members dance on to the stage.
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