In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(liar/tactics/play) hábil(surgeon/mechanic) diestro(at sewing, craftwork) habilidoso(at sewing, craftwork) diestro(at sewing, craftwork) hábilthey're very skillful at avoiding confrontations — son muy hábiles / tienen mucha habilidad para evitar enfrentamientos
- he's pretty skillful with a needle and thread — es bastante habilidoso para la costura
- You need to be able to show you were as skillful and competent with a gun as the average cop.
- Do I beat my current boss and my potential future bosses to not only look good and competitive but skillful too?
- He was also a robust, competitive and skillful GAA player in both hurling and football.
- There are not enough skilful, experienced cyclists on Britain's roads, however.
- Gazan became known as a skilful commander, capable of taking advantage of the most difficult situations.
- He gives Meade a full and fair hearing, pronouncing him competent if not overly skillful.
- Not only is he a brilliantly skillful footballer, he is also captain and leader of this Czech side.
- The Romans learned the practice from the Carthaginians and quickly became very efficient and skillful at it.
- We also have to remember that many intelligence officers are trained to be skillful liars.
- Brocklebank is big, strong, experienced and skilful, so his success was not unexpected.
- This example of a Rococo clock shows just how skillful master wood carvers were at that time.
- Yes, they might very well be skillful and well trained, but she doesn't know that.
- However, our native driver Alhamdullilah, was skillful and experienced in desert driving.
- They have been playing together for a long time, have a lot of experience and are a skilful side.
- Another quality needed in the practice of Dharma is skillful means.
- In order to change this situation, Buddhism introduces the skillful means of meditation practice.
- You are brilliant, active and skillful in professional ventures and gain repute in your field of activity.
- He is very smart and politically skillful, and his time as prime minister was very productive.
- He is rich, gifted, and skillful and is ready to discuss his emotions in detail.
- For thousands of years, this has been admired as the most skillful accomplishment in war.
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