In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He remains on good terms with them 30 years later, and his encounters and phone conversations with Bono are the spine of the book - argumentative, philosophical and challenging.
- Edinburgh [during the Enlightenment] is a tiny little place where there is a small group of argumentative, ferociously competitive, hard-drinking, brilliant men.
- I certainly feel like I get a good sampling of people who disagree with me, based on how frequently I end up commenting in an argumentative fashion.
- Indeed, the seeds of bitterness germinating in him today are also the seeds of a disorganised, argumentative political party.
- This is not the same as being argumentative, or arguing just for the sake of arguing.
- Towards the end of my little encounter with Sophie Ward we argue about whether or not she is argumentative.
- But without being overly argumentative, I think some people, given what they know about your background, would want me to ask this question.
- To be fair, I had a hard time maintaining my concentration at all (three complex and argumentative papers in less than an hour is excruciating).
- I have found that, with my mother nursing me again, we have grown closer, even though my argumentative manner hasn't waned with my health.
- The visitors, too, were in argumentative mood.
- I have been to two or three of these events and have been struck that they are often really engaging and argumentative and quite surprise the adults.
- The addressee is encouraged to be assertive but not argumentative; friendly but not trusting; vigorous and impressive but not overstretching it.
- I was getting a bit annoyed, knowing that he would turn up on the doorstep drunk and argumentative and I could think of a million and one things I would rather do than skirmish with a drunkard.
- Yes we argued, I'm an argumentative person but Dave can hold his own.
- Reasoning, Toulmin argued, was an argumentative and persuasive activity, embedded in concrete human predicaments.
- The argumentative tradition, if used with deliberation and commitment, can also be extremely important in resisting social inequalities and removing poverty and deprivation.
- Despite a somewhat argumentative meeting with my boss on Friday, things smoothed out in the end so I'll have a good reference.
- If he doesn't eat, his sugar is low, then he tends to get very argumentative, moody and bad-tempered.
- I mean I'm softer but I'm argumentative at the same time.
- But while he as intelligent, charming, and witty, the Italian was also argumentative, mocking, and vain.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
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.