In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1feminine temeridadfeminine audaciafeminine audaciafeminine osadíato have the temerity to + inf — atreverse a + inf
- Many at the environmental assessment meetings at least had the temerity to question the spending priorities of our governments.
- And if you have the temerity to do so your reputation will be shattered and your dignity will be shredded.
- But he didn't acknowledge me at all until I had the temerity to speak, and ask a question.
- The bold realist whose candor, even temerity, was legendary turned out to have been hiding a secret.
- We just want to make great music, put it out and have the temerity to think that there are enough people out there who are like-minded and have as high standards as we do.
- And then she had the temerity to sit there in a press conference and argue between herself and yourself.
- She was very touchy when one brave soul had the temerity to suggest that she had made more than the usual number of unforced errors in her opening match.
- It takes time and temerity to get beneath the surface of them all.
- Don't you think it'll have something to do with your act, I venture, receiving an affronted look for my temerity.
- Officers could be just as bad as the men, knocking hats off cab drivers and horse-whipping officials who had the temerity to make any demands of them.
- The astonishment at Exeter's temerity to claim the lead had barely subsided when the Grecians doubled their advantage.
- You do not need a great deal of temerity to suggest that in the circumstances.
- Above all, she has a breathtaking fearlessness, and the talent to back up her temerity.
- It is his temerity in assuming that love is universally a good thing and a cause for celebration that has doomed him.
- And this Minister has the audacity and temerity to try to say that that is listening to the people.
- Now nearly two decades older, I am not yet entirely depleted of breezy temerity.
- Would you believe that Maud has the temerity to lie about her birthday?
- You have the temerity to blame the free market for unemployment?
- They even had the temerity to ask how much I earn, which I always thought was a secret between me and the Receiver of Income.
- When I had the temerity to refer to this survey in a newspaper column, the wrath of a very substantial and vocal lobby came down upon my head.
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