In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(commonly named)(así) llamado(así) denominado
- The organisation believes so-called drug driving is now more common than driving while over the limit.
- York is a so-called Beacon Council, a name that suggests it would have qualified for extra funding.
- The only thing the banks can do is to peel off these so-called non-performing assets.
- Other people have different views on these so-called Hubbert peaks for oil and gas production.
- The so-called superloo in Chapel Lane was always breaking down and people did not like using it, he added.
- This chapter began by describing the so-called sequential model of decision making.
- Tyler's fiction has always danced dangerously close to being a paean to the so-called simple life.
- Once more there is no one model for success in the so-called global universe.
- They may have to tolerate members of the public wanting to stroke them and swim with them in so-called petting pools.
- The farmers are calling on the Government to pay compensation and make up for the so-called BSE tax.
- Jacobs' case against the suburbs has had a second outing in the theories of the so-called New Urbanists.
- How well does Mr McIntyre know the so-called Third World which he so insultingly disparages?
- Experience is what counts in so-called creative industries like journalism.
- Just now I nipped around to Debenhams in Oxford to check out their so-called One Day Spectacular.
- He had no doubt that many so-called modern worship forms would become obsolete.
- For fashion, the so-called quadrilatero d' oro, or golden rectangle, is the magnet.
- Another so-called chimerism involves using an animal egg to create human stem-cells.
- It is all done in the name of curbing the so-called bad actors, but it imposes costs on everyone.
- The abbey is a so-called royal peculiar, one of a handful of churches under the Queen's direct control.
2(indicating skeptical attitude)(do-gooder/expert) supuesto(do-gooder/expert) presuntothis so-called improvement — esta supuesta / pretendida mejora
- We find yet again our so-called leaders are engaged in point scoring of the pettiest nature.
- Yet when you think about it, many of these so-called tips are ridiculous.
- I know precisely only one person who has cashed in during these so-called good times.
- The so-called street vendors we see are not as economically hapless as we are meant to believe.
- The judge said he could scarcely believe that three so-called civilised young men could behave as they did.
- So tell me, John, why is it that all your so-called friends and family hate you so much?
- It simply isn't true that the brightest and the best rise to the top in our so-called meritocratic society.
- My journey to work is now 20 minutes longer because of these so-called traffic measures.
- It was a time when many of his old so-called friends had dropped him like a hot potato.
- I am more entitled to call myself a fox expert than some so-called experts.
- Their political bias even on so-called News programmes is scarcely hidden.
- She did suggest a visit to the optician for the person offering the so-called compliment!
- It sounds like a lot of hassle, a real triumph of so-called style over substance.
- The most outrageous problem with the so-called registry is that it contains no names.
- Either way we're supposed to go out and celebrate the so-called natural world and deny all things manmade.
- A group of so-called teenagers terrorises people who are minding their own business or out for a walk there.
- We are a generation whose so-called social safety net has been cut to shreds over our lifetime.
- Are these so-called models and celebrities really people we could look up to and learn from?
- That's the level to which the so-called debate from these people has sunk.
- At the trial, my so-called best friend stood in the dock and spoke against me.
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