In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1artimañas feminineto get sth by trickery — conseguir algo con artimañas
- it was a blatant piece of trickery — fue un truco descarado
- This show is the story of his short career in confidence trickery.
- A repeat of his old trickery will ignite calls for fighting to start
- Negatively this card represents trickery or deception and is a warning to be careful of whom you place your trust in.
- Sceptics have suggested that there must be some trickery involved.
- But there was an element of delusion, mild trickery even, about this process.
- Hermes is god of communication, deceit, language, trickery, and magic.
- There's a great deal more here than just visual trickery though.
- Similar trickery explains why the Government wants to criminalise the wearing of face paint or silly masks on demonstrations.
- There is no music, no colour, no trickery: only an actress, a bare stage and light.
- There is so much deceit and trickery about this mob that it needs to be categorised.
- If it was called magic we would have expected some trickery and sleight of hand.
- There is a lot of trickery going on in the carnival, as Ben quickly discovers.
- The man was marvellous, nonchalantly building to crescendos with the fine-tuned trickery of an old master.
- Yet I felt no challenge of will; only that some false and subtle trickery had been used.
- The Olympic Games were never free from professionalism, trickery or violence.
- But he understands how to expose a defense and has been known to use some trickery.
- It would be cruel, but a pirate who ever dared such trickery and deceit would ask for no better.
- But this material is so swamped in trickery and knavery that its inclusion becomes worthless.
- The deception and trickery used for gain in America is not left out in this book.
- Art or artifice is also used to describe cunning and trickery.
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