In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He was just two when we got together, so it wasn't easy, but now she is a friend and a confidante for him, someone who's not a parent.
- Of the latter, he says: ‘John didn't have any close friends or confidants.’
- I think this president has long looked to his key confidants, his closest friends, to key jobs.
- She had also had the time to discuss the matter with her husband, their legal representatives and a few close friends and confidantes.
- These four are the princess's closest friends and confidants as well as her court.
- He's one of my closest confidants - I phone him and we talk about our relationship troubles.
- My colleagues were my best friends, family, peers, confidantes and mentors.
- And they often do not have an emotional confidant to share problems with.
- Emotionally, a gay man can be a woman's best friend, her confidant, her support, her adviser.
- It might be the effect of temporarily working somewhere different and missing various friends and confidants.
- Historically, Navy chaplains have been counsellors, confidantes and carers for sailors with Christian and non-Christian backgrounds.
- Nobody knows who we really are, not even our closest confidants or companions.
- Obviously, the best confidantes are people with whom a high degree of intimacy already exists.
- Find a confidante to whom you can confess the idea - or perhaps write about it.
- However, the harsh fact is that with his present set of confidants and advisers, he does not need enemies!
- I have a few American friends in the UK - but, again, most are acquaintances rather than my closest confidants.
- But ten minutes later, I was his chief confidant and presumed best buddy.
- So she is your best friend, your closest confidante, your mirror image, or even the bane of your existence.
- This was not a question of dramatic emotional conversions, but simply a chance to share with a confidante and feel forgiven.
- He appointed three close confidants to handle the state apparatus, the cabinet and the presidential household.
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.