In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Linguisticsunidad de habla feminineemisión feminine
- Grammarians and purists put far more stock in ‘logical’ usage than empirical evidence suggests is supported by actual utterances.
- Any utterance, in these languages, must terminate in a vowel, and adjacent consonants are disallowed.
- Spoken utterances are composed of a sequence of a rather small number of unit sounds.
- Adjacency pairs are patterns of two successive utterances, spoken by different speakers, in which the second part of the adjacency pair is relevant and expectable.
- These kinds of utterances are normal everyday instances of language use for the individuals concerned.
2(act)to give utterance to sth — expresar / manifestar algo
3masculine sonidofeminine palabrasthe President's public utterances — las declaraciones públicas del presidente
- Currency traders around the world were listening to every utterance by the Federal Reserve Chairman on where the world's most powerful economy was heading.
- Nobody understands a word I say, my every utterance greeted with blank looks.
- Presently, the agency can only fine broadcast stations up to $27, 500 per utterance and have to warn the individuals who violate the rules before a penalty can be imposed.
- The new coach gives little away in his facial manner or public utterances.
- His every move and utterance will be scrutinised and analysed.
- For this dangerous utterance she received a ten-year sentence.
- There can be no question that the church assumed itself capable of authoritative prophetic utterances.
- So often we are subjected to erroneous and incorrect statements and irresponsible utterances from ignorant and unauthorised sources.
- Like most seasoned politics-watchers, I had assumed that behind her every utterance was a calculating, self-advancing steel-eyed operator.
- At times like this, as we grope to express our feelings, we all tend to fall back on the simplest of utterances.
- Instead, public utterances are invariably dictated by self-interest, political expediency, and/or ideology.
- Her utterances and observations captivate him.
- His bizarre word rhythm and gleeful disregard for punctuation makes even his most banal utterances sound dramatic.
- The rest of the book supports and explains this cryptic utterance.
- Here is what the Spanish Prime Minister-elect had to say in virtually his first public utterance following the election.
- Our advice is that they should avoid negative utterances in their speeches and be careful in their deeds.
- His most important utterance on the subject came in a speech in Indianapolis in July 1999.
- My reaction to that utterance led to an open and scorching debate.
- What we get now is a Leader who has been so thoroughly media managed that every utterance is an opportunity to ‘establish and reiterate key messages’.
- His most sensible utterance came when he insisted: ‘Our children need to understand, at home and at school, that life is not always fair and that it will, from time to time, deal them hard blows.’
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