In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1raroextrañoasombrososhe has an uncanny knack of knowing exactly what I'm thinking — es increíble cómo siempre sabe exactamente qué estoy pensando
- Yet his tongue-in-cheek whimsy has an uncanny knack of transporting you back to the event itself.
- It is an uncanny phenomenon; the culture we placed our faith in is hounding our freedoms.
- Some people seem to have an uncanny ability to grow personally regardless of their apparent setting.
- Davis never failed to draw irony from his uncanny ability to find the right things at the right time.
- That impresses me but not as much as his uncanny expertise on the topic of game and quiz shows.
- But long-running rumours are developing an uncanny knack of coming true at the moment.
- They had uncanny ability to know where each other was on the football ground at any time of the match.
- Burns' ability to describe managerial styles is uncanny to the modern eye.
- One of his more uncanny talents has been the ability to capture the zeitgeist before we even knew it was upon us.
- Eriksson, charming, smooth and cerebral, has the uncanny ability to deflect most criticism.
- She had the uncanny ability to turn things around in a flash - as if she was flipping over an egg timer.
- I do rely on him because his technical expertise is superb and his ability to predict the future has been uncanny.
- Google's success stems from its uncanny ability to sort useful web pages from dross.
- Humankind possesses this uncanny ability to survive in the face of adversity!
- Right now, if he has, I have an uncanny understanding of why he kisses the ground.
- The series demonstrated once again that Ferguson has an uncanny knack for turning controversy into lucre.
- Paul had this uncanny ability of making me want to hit him and laugh at the same time.
- However, I have noticed an uncanny ability to give good luck to those who are gambling.
- He hated how his uncle crept up silently on him; it was both eerie and uncanny.
- I've seen this person around quite a lot, and seeing them recently, and then the show, was just uncanny!
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