In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I didn't spend my entire time in Vegas sitting amongst gamblers and preaching the puritanical virtue of self-restraint.
- I didn't know I had quite so much self-restraint.
- The tattooed person should keep Buddhist precepts of self-restraint to ensure the power of the tattoos.
- True manhood involved having a strong manly character exemplified by self-control and self-restraint.
- In the widespread atmosphere of fear about further attacks, the normal sense of self-restraint was not, and did not have to be, exercised by the executive.
- Thus, one might cultivate and exercise virtues such as self-restraint for the sake of goods, such as a rich and vibrant marriage.
- It used to be the case that former presidents exercised self-restraint in commenting on the performance of their successors in office.
- In true bistro tradition, you'll come away a few kilos the heavier unless you exercise some serious self-restraint - take it from me!
- We believe that the most effective enforcement tool is self-policing and self-restraint.
- They say British women have no self-restraint.
- As the storm dies down, the trawlermen, all self-restraint washed away by physical exhaustion, crowd into the galley and reveal their deepest fears to the writer.
- Schooled in self-restraint and ideals of nobility, she maintains a dispassionate tone, and her captors' treatment of her provides insights denied to most prisoners.
- Compelling answers to this need for self-restraint, for delayed gratification, are in short supply.
- Although he has more at stake this year, his self-restraint on these matters, including the prison scandal, has not always prevailed.
- Civil rights groups and lawyers have approached the attorney general and urged him to issue an informal warning to establish self-restraint by the print and broadcast media.
- It was this temperance and self-restraint that led to Mendes being noticed in Hollywood.
- Conservatives practice this self-restraint, which is one reason they have gotten enough moderate voters to win recent elections.
- He had a keen awareness of the ebb and flow of history, and of the need for consistent jurisprudence, and, above all, self-restraint.
- The sporting code, which had been rough and ready for most of the nineteenth century, especially in Africa, began to impose more self-restraint on hunters.
- I think it is really a behavioral thing involving self-restraint.
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