In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(article/style) ampuloso(style/article) bombástico(article/style) verbosohe's rather verbose — usa un lenguaje un tanto ampuloso / bombástico
- An English speaker more verbose than profound, her husband waxes nostalgically about Bangladesh, to where he vows to return.
- She often wondered how could a man be so verbose.
- He was a verbose, tobacco-chewing, rib jabber, and an honest and egotistical man.
- I am sure that this email seems overwhelming, and verbose.
- Even on radio, their rhetorical style sounds windy, verbose, addicted to polysyllables for their own sake.
- I'm trying to teach him not to do that, but he comes from a long line of verbose geeks on his father's side, and it's an uphill battle.
- This is no mean feat given Bovell's verbose characters.
- I don't have to become verbose in using the party talking points as you do when I write this information to you.
- Yesterday I told myself that I needed to stop teasing Kevin Keith about his verbose comments.
- Matthew was quite verbose and decided to rant to us a little.
- And this is so not because of the depth of his arguments, but because of the repulsively repetitive and verbose style of the book.
- I am verbose and boring and post far to much drivel.
- Ben, I know that you asked for suggestions as a comment but you must know me by now - wordy, verbose and horribly convoluted.
- In a joke worthy of the painfully verbose Professor Dorr, the film may have plenty of cellars, but it certainly has no Sellers.
- He cares and worries intensely about movies, and he's eloquent, loquacious, even verbose on the subject.
- And that was my conversation with Habib, a verbose character.
- He was much more genuine and soft spoken than any of us expected, nothing like the verbose figurehead I'd come to expect.
- He was even less verbose than my next favorite president, Calvin Coolidge.
- His text is full of redundant capital letters and is lavishly verbose.
- The next guy I asked was more verbose, but similarly focused.
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