In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Social occasions that involved the telling of supernatural tales were often forums for considering truth, or colloquies over the nature of reality, in which the validity of fairy beliefs was assessed and debated.
- At times he seemed to be in a colloquy with his disciples, though sadly their questions were inaudible to us.
- It wasn't till 1968, on the floor of the fractious Democratic convention, that the two finally came face to face; and the colloquy was as civilized as you'd expect.
- It is a discourse of engaged beholders - quite literally a colloquy of amateurs - and need be nothing more.
- Here is The Scotsman's account of the colloquy between George Galloway and Christopher Hitchens this morning, mentioned by commenter Kojo.
- He may start nitpicking over virtually every script point, insisting on protracted creative colloquies with his director.
- He engaged in a 30-minute colloquy with the judge which was entirely unscripted.
- Since Marx and Engels never met or corresponded with George, the opportunity for a sustained colloquy between them never arose.
- We then hold a brief colloquy on the meaning of the word ‘automatic’ and when she sticks to her ground, I demand to be passed to someone higher in rank at SBC.
- Our colloquy went on this way for two or three more rounds.
- He had proposed a bipartisan colloquy, which would have carried more weight, but Republican leadership refused.
- It is a depressing colloquy for anyone who believes that property rights are fundamental to liberty.
- All right, governors, let me interrupt this interesting colloquy with a quick caller from Shelbyville, Tennessee.
- The domestic colloquies between Hector and his Andromache, the face-off between Hector and Achilles, and, above all, the nocturnal visit of Priam to the tent of Achilles gripped and touched the audience at the performance I attended.
- But again, if the subject is sensitive, the colloquy among the attorneys, prospective jurors, and judge can be held privately at the bench.
- What I can't verify is the colloquy that took place later at the receiving hospital.
- A reasonable observer would no doubt conclude that the First Amendment was not meant to be a platform for ritually re-enacting Paul's colloquy with the Roman magistrate.
- The whole colloquy can be found in Volume 2 of Orwell's ‘Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters.’
- Here's the way it works: Every so often, as I listen or otherwise get my tongue tied up in knots over you, you open your mouth and begin to talk back, thus beginning an amicable colloquy.
- Oddly, as Hewitt and Garrett continue their colloquy, they seem to expose the threadbare nature of the story, except that they manage not to notice.
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.