In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(plant)a good cropper — una planta de buen rendimiento
- an early cropper — una planta que da frutos temprano
2(person)trabajador agrícola masculinotrabajadora agrícola femenino
- The authors protest the exploitation of croppers in general and white croppers in particular.
- Their analogy between slavery and sharecropping provides a specialized instance of the objectification of croppers in the book.
- Concentrating on catalogues of objects such as houses, clothing, household furnishings, and food helped the authors make visible the invisible economic system that oppressed the croppers.
- Representing croppers who aspired to the middle class (whether accurate or not) was essential to the sentimentalism of the documentary form.
- They complete the transformation of croppers into objects by casting them as ‘slaves’ in need of ‘emancipation.’
- The vast gulf in experience between readers and subjects made identifying with the croppers virtually impossible.
- Census data shows that more croppers were black than white, but economic and agricultural conditions in the Depression caused a great many white farmers to become tenants or croppers.
- While the rate of white tenancy increased in the period covered, black croppers still outnumbered white.
- Instead of identification with the croppers based on common humanity, identification occurs between readers and authors through the shared experience of failure.
- I also got the trade of the farmers, the croppers and the hands from the outlying country.
- Instead of work allowing the cropper to consume, the work consumes the cropper.
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.