In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(literary sketch)estampa femininea fascinating vignette of life in imperial Russia — una fascinante estampa de la vida en la Rusia imperial
- While vignettes are offered and brief quotes support analytic assertions, more emphasis could have been placed on the words and actions of Habitat participants.
- The story is made up of short vignettes or episodes in Ray's life. These stories start with Ray in heaven and move backwards in time until he is a small child.
- The opening is a silly, whimsical musical piece with dolphins, followed throughout the film with brilliant animated vignettes describing articles from the actual guide for galactic hitchhikers.
- They're just brief, little vignettes but I think they're pretty funny.
- Webster chose the vignettes wisely, including accounts of Orde Wingate and the Chindits, Merrill's Marauders, and Chennault's Flying Tigers.
- Potential mechanisms and clinical vignettes are included to describe the systemic processes that occur with trauma couples.
- The brief vignettes march on and patterns slowly emerge.
- 51 vignettes, or episodes of interaction, were selected from the vita, 23 episodes with men and 28 with women.
- Up until two weeks ago, he painted and cranked out brief, autobiographical vignettes - one a day.
- Throughout the book, Lowenthal has inserted sidebars containing brief descriptions and vignettes summarizing the more detailed material in the text; these add a certain panache to the work.
- The disc presents an extended trailer showing some brief behind-the-scenes vignettes of the film's production and providing some remarks from Vidor himself.
- As Sharpe postpones the moment when he has to confront his brother with the news that could devastate their business, his mind wanders off into evocative vignettes of his life so far.
- The chase scene that follows is intercut with brief vignettes showing the bank officials glorying in the publicity the robbery has created.
- Secondly, respondents were asked to decide on whether to admit to intensive care eight hypothetical patients who had been described in clinical vignettes.
- The interview includes ten vignettes describing classroom situations which challenge or threaten the needs for competence and/or autonomy.
- We also presented respondents four brief vignettes in which the probation officers were asked how often they would mandate alcohol treatment for the probationer described in the vignette.
- Each story is a brief vignette that reveals the athletes' successes and failures, the paths they took to climb to the top, and the realizations they had along the way.
- For example, I could have describe a vignette in which I go to visit the school, dress in school uniform (steady on), and then realise that I've nothing to change into to wear to uni.
- Briefly, the process involved the creation of 37 vignettes describing hypothetical ethical dilemmas.
- Although the kind of prison these cons are describing in bone-chilling vignettes is, of the kind you only fantasize if you really have issues or if gone to bed after a particularly spicy chalupa.
2(illustration, design)viñeta feminine
- Companies can hand-color old black and whites, create montages and vignettes and digitally link photos to create a complete panoramic shot.
- With its photographic vignettes set against black backgrounds, outlined and captioned in white, perhaps the album that Mary von Rosen fashioned resembles nothing so much as a silent movie.
- The levels of pattern and pen-flourishing in vivid inks, glowing ornamentation, decorative letters, borders, jewelled frames and vignettes made me gasp.
- However, closer examination reveals body parts scattered around the picture, a weird purple monster off to the side and, in the background, a little vignette of a crowd of naked figures dragging a body.
- The paintings are voyeuristic vignettes cobbled together from a fragmented narrative with no beginning and no end.
- Quite often the obverse carried a coat of arms, a vignette, or a portrait.
- During the voyage Lucy kept a sketchbook, from which she may have adapted the sketch shown in Plate VI for the vignette shown in Plate VII.
- Indeed, the ink was barely dry on Eisenmann's hilarious Gray Bar Hotel, cartoonish vignettes of a women's prison in shadowy blue, neatly traversed by a red piping that framed each scene.
- Brunschwig offers an adaptation of this fabric in two colorways, and they have reduced the number of vignettes to twelve.
- The scratched detailing of the vignettes and the presence of feathery foliage, pebbles and floral bouquets enables the definitive attribution of these pieces to Giles.
- Also new at the show this year is a series of decorating vignettes by renowned interior designers installed to illustrate the incorporation of fine art into the home.
- The bottom of each drawing is curved, like a photographic vignette.
- French designer and engraver of vignettes, frontispieces, and decorations for books.
- All the buildings in this book are merely reproduced in tiny vignettes, and many of the sketches are simply nasty.
- Repeat the same color two or three times within a vignette, in flowers, stems, or foliage.
- It is also important to point out that they may allow the parts of the design to be cut by the edge of the format, and that this usually produces a more interesting design than isolating them in the background as vignettes.
- A booklet containing the biography of Mr. Nayanar, poems on Nayanar and photographic vignettes from his life, is also supplied along with it.
- Her amiable vignettes recall '40s or '50s illustrations, and she draws on the figurine tradition in form and material if not in subject matter.
- At once existential and literal, Mosquera's vignettes are visually seductive, successfully engaging both our need to belong and our sense of self.
- These days enterprising souls stuff their leaves into pumpkin orange plastic bags emblazoned with Jack O'Lantern faces and make them part of front-yard vignettes and porch decorations.
- Hip, youthful irony pervades Zhao Bandi's self-portrait vignettes with his Baby Panda doll.
- Masaccio was interested only in humanity and painted large vignettes, avoiding detail as far as he could, since he was anxious to preserve the unity of each picture.
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