Learn English Grammar From A–Z
1to ascribe sth to sth/sb — atribuirle algo a algo/algn
formal — imputarle algo a algo/algnto ascribe sth to sb — atribuirle algo a algn
- The substantial increase in the navy in this period is ascribed to him.
- Any half-wit, by the simple device of ascribing his delusions to revelation, takes on an authority that is denied to all the rest of us.
- Have you noticed how each of us is guilty of ascribing motives to other people's actions, yet so often get it wrong?
- This derives from a study that says just the opposite, ascribing the mortality figure to physical inactivity, risky weight-loss processes and poor diet.
- As long as a believer ascribes his views to his faith, he can say anything he wants and if you don't like it, you're the bigot.
- The 39-year-old businessman ascribes his career to his exploratory spirit and wise management.
- Cynthia ascribes his behaviour to his upbringing.
- She now involves an assistant who understands what she wants, though she still ascribes the results to chance.
- He partly ascribed the problems to a shortage of skills at municipal level in treating drinking water and waste water.
- Yet the two reporters ascribed the development to rural poverty.
- He ascribed the poor results to poverty and the lack of resources at most schools.
- Many people in the department ascribe his odd behaviour to drunkenness and encroaching senility.
- In Avalonia this last period is ascribed to a rift or wrench regime.
- In 1926 Brown published a paper in which he ascribed these fluctuations to irregular changes in the Earth's period of rotation which has subsequently proved correct.
- In addition, in ascribing such influence to church outreach your reader implicitly assumes that the poor in New Orleans are organized around effective, cohesive religious and ethnic communities.
- The AP obituary says it was lung cancer and ascribes the disease to his smoking history, both of which I think are incorrect.
- Ex-radicals usually ascribe their evolution to the inevitable giving way of idealistic youth to responsible maturity.