In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(magic)brujería femininehechicería feminine
- Mr. Wizard was arrested for practicing wizardry, a crime worthy of certain damnation in most parts.
- Fundamentalist Christians claim the series is subversive, because they say its focus on wizardry and magic is incompatible with Christian beliefs.
- Rather, I will test your abilities with magic and wizardry.
- Over the years, it has attracted students of all kinds, and I mean all kinds, including those of witchcraft and wizardry.
- If there was a school for witchcraft and wizardry, I'd sign up in a heartbeat.
- Characters might think this is some sort of wizardry or witchcraft but it is actually an optical illusion.
- Some conservative Christian groups balk at what they feel is the glorification of witchcraft and wizardry.
- Some parents have been disturbed by J.K. Rowling's magical themes, her portrayal of witchcraft and wizardry; but to me, the moral lessons in these books could not be more unequivocal.
- Harry is an 11-year-old boy unaware his roots lie in the magical world of witchcraft and wizardry.
- Predictably enough the game follows the same storyline as the movie and tells of Potter's fourth year at the school of witchcraft and wizardry.
- Now, it seemed that throughout these six years, many tribes who practiced this same art of witchcraft and wizardry had formed groups to try to kill this young lass, but none had triumphed.
- Edmund and his wife were the only two people who knew of the family's secret, that they knew the art of witchcraft and wizardry.
- Once realizing that this thing had some sort of wizardry in his power, he began creeping towards the door.
- The most frequently challenged books of 2001 were The Harry Potter series, for their ‘promotion’ of wizardry and magic.
- In fact, even today, decades away from childhood, I can think of quite a few people whom I wouldn't mind sacrificing at the altar of wizardry and magic.
- It is a place that is full of spells and curses, where powerful charms work their magic, and everything is witchcraft and wizardry.
- Now, the real difference between sorcery and wizardry is that with sorcery, you do not manipulate the environment.
- The reason for the challenges to the Harry Potter books centre round their focus on wizardry and magic.
- No one wants to read just about wizardry and witchcraft.
- The story begins when Harry is eleven years old, and through seven subsequent books, will take us through to his eighteenth year, when he will have finished his wizard training at Hogwarts, the school for witchcraft and wizardry.
2informal(skill)it's a piece of technical wizardry — es una maravilla de la técnica
- the wizardry of Matthews on the right wing — la prodigiosa destreza de Matthews en el ala derecha
- On the day that English football fell silent to mourn the passing of Sir Stanley Matthews, Giggs produced a display of left-wing wizardry at Selhurst Park of which the legendary knight would have been proud.
- It remains to be seen whether the magical wizardry behind the 2004 Trials will forever change the manner in which this, the most prestigious swimming competition in the country, will be staged.
- Troy is not the only food producer benefitting from the marketing wizardry of experts like Felt who work for state departments of agriculture.
- I recently needed various freelance work done, which ranged from technical wizardry, to graphic expertise, to someone to wire up my house with Ethernet.
- As the Modern Industrial Age is superseded by the Electronic Information age, wizardry will flourish and scientists will be relegated to the role of technicians.
- Even the help of Peter's electronic wizardry is limited when you must make small talk with Russian agents over a fine English tea.
- I don't know what kind of networking wizardry goes on behind the scenes during a DSL activation, but it takes three decades per line and involves more people than the entire Revolutionary War.
- The character he ends up creating is charming but bland, like the film itself, despite the technical wizardry involved in its creation.
- Three weeks along and I am some way from producing a dizzyingly lovely stream of fingerpicking wizardry.
- This took no technical wizardry or hacking skills.
- He seemed to be going at full speed and with wizardry bypassing players.
- The result is an astonishing piece of theatre in which communal storytelling effortlessly blends with hi-tech wizardry.
- Westergren's technical wizardry and talent in exploring linked themes through different mediums are cause for wonder.
- Not surprisingly, they went on to beat Notts by the massive margin of 179 runs in a game which will long be remembered for Lehmann's wizardry with the bat.
- But we don't have to look at electronic wizardry to see the damage that can be done.
- The innate skill and wizardry that is unique to hurling can often leave people gasping and there was plenty of that on display as James Stephens toppled a skillful and committed Athenry.
- Yorkshire did have their moments of individual brilliance and once again Darren Lehmann delighted with his wizardry with the bat before returning to Australia with 1,136 Championship runs at an average of 66.82.
- We decided that the best way to see if any editing wizardry was taking place on these shows was to record segments of the live taping and compare those to the edited versions America saw on the air.
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