In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(obvious truth)hecho que salta a la vista masculineperogrullada feminine informal
- It is a truism to say that fieldwork is a prerequisite to any sort of research on Neotropical birds.
- It is a truism that rights and responsibilities go hand in hand.
- They are truisms though no less true because of that.
- Even if what you were suggesting was true, you would merely be confirming an old moral truism that evil actions can have good consequences.
- This episode reinforces that old truism that there are two sides to each story and that neither is all white or all black.
- An old truism about the perverse ways of big business surfaced again last week in the pages of the Financial Times.
- It's an obvious truism but to succeed, the team's whole must exceed the sum of its parts.
- But, there is an old truism in public relations - you don't repeat the charges against you.
- An old truism regarding alcoholism is that if someone close to you thinks it's a problem, it's a problem.
- Sometimes a truism can be proclaimed in a manner that makes it startling.
- It's a truism that as a general rule consumers seek bargains and businesses seek profits.
- It is a truism to say that we describe the world through the lens our own experience.
- Let's put aside the obvious truism, applicable to both Old and New Media, that the value of a creative work increases as more people are exposed to it.
- In the end, though, it's that old truism about parental guidance that counts.
- I won't reveal any more of the plot than that, but if there's a moral to this story, it's that old truism that says that curiosity killed the cat.
- It is a truism to say that humanity is gone out of journalism.
- They were able to question the truisms that dominated British political thought, and thus set out in astonishingly new directions.
- It's full of truisms, generalisations and nonsense.
- No-one should argue against teaching future citizens to think critically and to subject orthodoxies and truisms to rigorous examination.
- Most of us will see it as a truism but it is also a warning against the tendency of all of us, ethnobiologists are no exception, to get carried away.
2criticized(cliché)tópico masculinelugar común masculine
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