In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(concrete)(object) tangibletangible assets — inmovilizado material masculine
- After the silence grew almost tangible in the room, he cleared his throat, and spoke.
- There comes a point in making a new garden when a sudden transformation happens and what was a wasteland becomes a visible, tangible garden.
- Was it the promise of the almost tangible chemistry between the two?
- The long, dreadful silence that followed was almost tangible.
- I was on the London Tube the day after the July 7 attacks, and the fear of another attack was almost tangible.
- He was a tall man with grey hair and a long mustache, with an almost tangible aura of power about him that didn't fit the role of a waiter.
- Resources are tangible, visible, and relatively easy to measure.
- I was in Oxford Street later in the evening and I can report that the hysteria in the air was almost tangible.
- His characters cover a wide range of ages, but each has one thing in common: an almost tangible quality.
- Though full equality is a long way from being achieved, the gains have been real and tangible.
- The buzz has been almost tangible as the first match of the Six Nations gets closer.
- For faith is belief in the absence of tangible evidence or proof.
- In any broken place there rests tangible evidence of those who came before us and in touching what they left, we can for a time touch them.
- Could it be that there was actually a real and tangible hope that we would get out of here?
- When we stopped getting outbreaks in the autumn of last year the relief, not only in country areas and among farmers but nationally, was almost tangible.
- The speedscope is not capable of producing a visible, tangible record as is envisaged in the legislation.
- In each of these popular histories, the salt tang of the sea is almost tangible.
- He carries that sorrow with him now, just under the surface, almost tangible.
- It would be a visible and tangible means of bringing Glasgow and Edinburgh together.
- Throughout the group there was an almost tangible feeling of excited expectation that she couldn't understand.
- I am very satisfied with what we have done and can really see some clear and tangible results.
- It's a visible, tangible side effect of matter changing form - it's one part of a chemical reaction.
- The attraction between us was almost tangible, electricity visible to the naked eye.
- Night closed in with an almost tangible intensity.
- These priority projects are real, tangible evidence of the company's work.
- She held me tightly while I cried, never saying a word, and the sheer strength of her love was almost tangible.
- Being labeled hypocrites is a price worth paying if it yields tangible results in the real world.
- He was a tangible threat each and every time he touched the ball.
- The excitement with which I am tingling at this moment is almost tangible.
- That feeling of heaven, that bliss, had disappeared, leaving an almost tangible sense of absence.
- As I sat at the patient's bed his fear was almost tangible.
- She walked quickly, and her resentment toward him was almost tangible.
- Maybe one day he will understand that there are real and tangible consequences to mistakes.
- The result will be a thorough, intelligent market research study that is likely to yield tangible results.
- Her voice broke the humming silence, almost tangible barrier between them.
- To achieve tangible results, command personnel will also require training in the field of criminology.
- The flowers are also meant to reflect the optimism of spring and act as a tangible and touching reminder for those who sponsor a bulb in memory of a loved one.
- People here will see this as a small but feasible and tangible antidote to perceptions that the country is the enemy of the rest of the world.
- As a society we are far too preoccupied with measuring things in terms of tangible commercial results.
- So, many are putting their cash into tangible assets such as real estate and gold.
2(real)(benefits/proof) tangible(benefits/proof) concreto(proof/benefits) palpable
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