In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The bombast, condescension, arrogance and swagger all seems slightly silly in retrospect.
- He knows Tom is not one of their breed and treats him with the condescension and snobbery that his privileged class affords him.
- There's a lot you could say about this remark - its arrogance, its condescension.
- Watching it, I found myself quietly appalled by the smugness, condescension and bogus rhetoric on display.
- It's like being called a eunuch or an old maid; one always hears that faint sneer of disdain and condescension mixed with pity.
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.