In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(worker) diligente(student) aplicado(student) diligente
- He was the most sedulous flycatcher in American history, and by long odds the most successful.
- There are no tasks which require the conscientious and painstaking effort of sedulous monographers.
- The Kirk's most senior staff, such as its principal clerk and its general treasurer (both of them sedulous and diligent men) have no control over these boards and departments.
- Certainly, no one should think about playing the sedulous ape to him.
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