In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(inept/attractive) particularmente(inept/attractive) singularmentesingularly gifted — excepcionalmente dotado
- singularly colorful — de singular colorido
- If these are the yardsticks for the success of a religion then can it not be concluded that all religions have singularly failed the faithful, given the global spread of destitution and racism?
- Unfortunately, this particular copper was singularly unhelpful, refusing to say a word.
- The first five minutes sent the warning to Kilmarnock which they singularly failed to heed.
- But of the home favourites, it is Senior who is best placed to give the galleries what they want and he is holding his game together this week in a way that he singularly failed to do on his last outing.
- A whole array of intellectuals are revealed not merely to be snobs and fuzzy thinkers, but possessed of singularly unattractive opinions based on nothing more than prejudice and stupidity.
- They can seem crusty, Eighties phenomena who have singularly failed to get out of their pinstripes, Jermyn Street shirts and carefully-knotted ties.
- Despite natural disasters, despite environmental anxieties, despite the dangers from terrorists, we live in singularly fortunate times.
- Little surprise, then, that yesterday's scoreless draw at Craven Cottage singularly failed to live up to its billing.
- At first we were much puzzled as to the origin and constitution of this extraordinary race, points upon which they were singularly uncommunicative.
- The Sunday lunchtime roast is accompanied by live jazz: a singularly soporific treat.
- ‘I singularly failed to get an education,’ he says.
- Part of his job, he says, is to keep the expectations of the fans in check, something that he singularly failed to do when he was manager.
- They hid me one night in the flat of this sweet old lady, and she showed me photographs of some singularly unattractive children.
- The hunger for mainland technology stocks reflects the cold reality that alternative investments in the United States look singularly unattractive.
- He is an extraordinary man from singularly outstanding origins.
- In fact, once noticed, it seems singularly ubiquitous.
- But, strategically, it was singularly ill-equipped to live with the kind of wholesale prices that have been reality here for the past few years.
- Under his scrutiny Africa in particular is prone to dissolving in a singularly powerful mood of menace, fear, and disgust.
- The post-Second World War ‘Era of Good Feeling’, with its universal consensus that one was singularly lucky to be living in the USA, has disintegrated.
- She seems to pick the right thing in any restaurant we go to, leaving me looking on enviously as I pick my way through a Chef's Special that singularly fails to live up to its name.
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