In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fashion)moda feminine(color/word) de moda(word/color) en bogato be in vogue — estar de moda / en boga
- the vogue was for gypsy style — estaba de moda / en boga el estilo gitano
- to come into/go out of vogue — ponerse/pasar de moda
- The religious architecture of the twenties might have been dubbed the era of ‘more is more,’ long before ‘less is more’ became the vogue.
- This created a vogue for such biographies in which the fictional element became progressively greater until the world saw the emergence of a new genre - the novel.
- Apparently there was a vogue for mandolins when she was a young girl, and she had one.
- The sensational painter of Biblical disasters, John Martin, was one of many who enjoyed a wide vogue in reproduction.
- It initiated a vogue for revenge theatre that lasted for decades, and it shares many elements with the greatest of all revenge tragedies, Hamlet.
- There was a brief vogue for black brick in the 60s, and all the buildings looked just like this.
- His brilliant, fluid landscape sketches in oils and watercolour were inspirational and he helped create a vogue for ‘troubadour’ subjects.
- In the 18th and 19th centuries, there was a vogue for the building of follies on the estates of landowners.
- After his sojourn at Versailles, he brought with him a vogue for French and Continental cuisine.
- Colleagues in the fields of literature and film will likewise draw our attention to the vogue for sequels and prequels based on works written by others long after the involvement of the original author.
- There is something of a vogue at the moment for producing regional and global environmental histories.
- The popularity of the stage ballet intensified a vogue for social dancing and for the staging of private divertissements in the homes of the nobility and the bourgeoisie.
- But despite the thrills of modern technology, today the vogue for antique timepieces is big business, with collectors spending serious money on complex, hand-crafted gems.
- Collectors and antiquarians were largely responsible for the vogue for collecting antiquities that took root in the eighteenth century.
- The Hyacinth enjoyed a vogue in the 18th and early 19th centuries, grown not only indoors and out but used as ornaments for women's fashions and even as a pharmaceutical.
- The current vogue for silent film screenings accompanied by live music is truly international.
- There was a vogue for animal painting in Munich at this time, but Marc's approach was radically different to that of any of his contemporaries.
- During the 1890s there was a vogue for things Spanish that encompassed everything from music and dancing to flamenco dresses.
- The 18th century experienced a vogue for ‘sympathy’ or fellow-feeling, explored by Scottish Enlightenment thinkers such as David Hume and Adam Smith.
- By the 1980s people were sick of chemicalised foods, and a vogue for real bread, real beer and organic products grew up.
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