In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Micah's voice was accusatory, making it sound like something had gone horribly wrong.
- In the distance we see the headland that is our destination: Cape Palinuro, an accusatory finger jutting its way into the sea.
- The only thing missing is the accusatory finger pointed at me in mock surprise.
- Next time I hear that crabby, accusatory voice, I'm going to pretend I've contracted a sudden case of selective deafness.
- Inspiration for the move came after hordes of late-coming executives pointed accusatory fingers at the transport system.
- It will be a pointing, accusatory finger and a baleful cry of ‘we told you so’.
- There's another, more accusatory, version of this tune.
- There was a commotion outside the office - loud, accusatory voices.
- He just jabs us in the chest with an accusatory finger and hopes that guilt at our ignorance will keep us quiet.
- Michael heads towards the door but turns and points an accusatory finger at Tommy.
- There are so many questions from the family, wagging tongues and accusatory fingers.
- Ignoring their needs and interests and pointing accusatory fingers won't help.
- A balled-up fist reaches out, one finger pointed in an accusatory jab towards you.
- In fact, when this death metal band receives any recognition from the mainstream press at all, it is nearly always in the form of an accusatory finger.
- He approached me and thrust a thick, square, accusatory finger in my face.
- He pointed an accusatory finger at the television medium for aggressively promoting films made for the market.
- It is funny how quickly everyone in society reaches out to point an accusatory finger at those unlucky enough to be in the spotlight.
- Believe it or not there was something accusatory in the way she said it.
- First to his knees, then his haunches, and then dropping forward in the dirt, pointing his whole body at me like an accusatory finger.
- Avoid ‘why’ questions because they can be perceived as accusatory.
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.