In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The airport looked like a construction site from our position about half a mile away.
- So there was a rumor of these large metal tubes lying in a construction site somewhere in the Bay Area.
- A construction site has not been selected yet, but work is expected to begin in 2010.
- Just what kind of unknown objects may be lurking underground at a former construction site?
- Trucks carrying building materials drove straight into the construction site for their loads to be winched up and used straight away.
- It could be a construction site as a building takes shape, or a demolition site as one is torn down.
- I could now see the unfinished buildings of the approaching construction site.
- It takes her a little while to recognize him as the one who ran the small dozer at the construction site across the road.
- The injunction permanently banning the group's presence outside the construction site was lifted for the duration of the day.
- Police and the Health and Safety Executive launched an investigation into the incident on a construction site in Sheffield.
- More often a tranquil haven in a bustling city, the Queen's garden at Buckingham Palace now resembles a construction site.
- It is for the construction site of the new convention center.
- He was tired on this particular weeknight, and went to bed early after having gotten home from a long hard day on the construction site.
- Relatives living in the shadows of the tattered construction site begged to differ however.
- Similar measures were taken at the student dormitories of two universities and a construction site.
- Only then did I realise I'd married in front of an enormous mural depicting a construction site.
- That multitask capability adds to their versatility and value on a construction site.
- Next door was a construction site and a big, noisy building was being erected.
- He lost his sight at the age of 24 in a works accident when he was hit between the eyes with an iron bar on a construction site.
- It is not yet known if the man was working on the road itself or on a construction site nearby.
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.