In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(expression/style/term) coloquial(expression/term/style) familiarit is written in colloquial English — está escrito en un inglés coloquial
- This is the origin of the colloquial use of ‘coconut’ to refer to one's head.
- In some places the use of more colloquial language seems to work and not detract from the original gospels, but in other places it came across to me as contrived.
- It is to this group of ancient hominids that the term ‘ape man’ is most commonly applied today, but the term is informal or colloquial.
- If I need to respond, I do so in colloquial English using my thickest Northern accent.
- Her ear for colloquial phrases and conversational interplay is equally impressive.
- The language is often colloquial and vigorous.
- However, until the 1920s, few local recipe books used the colloquial name, and then sometimes only as a subtitle.
- Second, the Arabic tutor will most likely be teaching you a colloquial form of Arabic rather than modern standard Arabic.
- Often they alone preserved the colloquial speech, the real language of everyday use.
- Shepard has a gift for combining lyrical description with a colloquial voice.
- She taught colloquial English at Tsuruga College in Japan at the age of 16 as part of an exchange program.
- His highly colloquial use of the language had seemed cute at first.
- I had four or five Chinese dialects at my disposal, phrases in colloquial English, and of course, Malay.
- A boom is a colloquial term for an economy that is expanding above the GDP's average annual growth.
- In all these collections, Neruda turns to a simple style and colloquial language to talk about objects of everyday life.
- He uses refined colloquial language with a rhythm that is light and quick, an unhesitating flow that propels the poem and carries the reader.
- The production cries out for a better translation than the uncredited one that veers between stilted and colloquial.
- Ira had a great ear for colloquial language, especially the language of sports.
- Either it was done in a great hurry, or the translator has only a passing acquaintance with colloquial English.
- Your purchase is rational in the normal, colloquial sense of the word but not necessarily in the social science meaning.
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.