In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- This is a very vibrant, powerful and angry film offering a view of country that's not all bobsleds and dreadlocks.
- Your bobsled seems to jerk around the track and it is very difficult to learn how to properly maneuver your sled down the course.
- Injuries have also been slowing down the Bulgarian bobsled team.
- The Olympic committee said the bobsled association and ‘entrepreneurs or elites in our society’ were supposed to fund the sport and provide a bobsled, uniform and equipment for its Winter Games teams.
- Although the idea of success on the world soccer stage for Canada was once as absurd as a Jamaican bobsled team, the girls are proving that they have what it takes, playing on Saturday against the intimidating United States soccer team.
- Taiwan came in 29th out of 29 finishers in the four-man bobsled event in which Lee was the ‘fifth man.’
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.