In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1apariencia de femininethey managed to maintain some semblance of order — lograron mantener cierta apariencia de orden
- there isn't even a semblance of a plot in the novel — no hay ni asomos de un argumento en la novela
- they put on a semblance of unity — se mostraron unidos
- The only option left now for the devastated Democratic party is to rally together and show some semblance of a united front.
- It was one long string of notes, connected not in harmony or key, but with semblances of consistency that emerge in rhythm and timbre.
- Maybe a nice shot of single malt medicine would bring them back to some semblance of reality.
- He is trying to hold onto the last semblances of honor.
- The distorted semblances of the trees on the other side were vaguely visible through it, mocking him cruelly in the emptiness.
- The trick here is meticulous preparation in order to avoid the intrusion of any semblance of reality.
- Such distance is based on the insight that all of the upheaval is ultimately just a non-substantial proliferation of semblances that do not really concern the innermost kernel of our being.
- But the bigger the budget, the less control for the auteur - and the fainter any semblance of reality.
- Can amnesia run so deeply as to eliminate all traces of any sort of memories, semblances thereof, or feelings thereof?
- Braugher is the only one who appears to have a semblance of dignity.
- Like anything else of importance (goodness, understanding, God), adoration (or love, as we might as well call it) is plagued by false semblances.
- Change produces anxiety - especially a postmodern change in which all semblances of certainty have been removed.
- Truly dramatic explanations must, however, bear some semblance of reality.
- In some of the sculptures Holley is more explicitly figurative, bending wires into semblances of human profiles or, in at least one case, painting a head on an assemblage element.
- He knows them to be vidharma, anti-religious movements, chala-dharma, false religion, or dharmabhasa, mere semblances of religion.
- To ordinary perception it seems full of characters and objects, all the semblances of a world.
- The donors may enjoy better control over the economic affairs of the country in the absence of any semblance of fiscal system.
- These Mucks also have semblances of arms, although they are probably useless.
- Still, the Raiders have to generate some semblance of pressure with their front four.
- We get no closer to any semblance of truth, or any semblance of an idea of the best possible way forward.
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