In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Already, Labour MPs are making complaints about this and hinting darkly that they won't do interviews if they are asked questions about devolved matters.
- ‘Well he better keep his distance, I didn't like the way he was looking at you,’ Chad threatened darkly.
- Their opera is the mysterious and darkly moving tale of what happened after the pied piper left Hamelin.
- To Howard's mind those last words sounded darkly ominous.
- They could even be doing more than that, he hinted darkly.
- He hints darkly at the impending murder of Banquo and Fleance but does not confide that he has already commissioned it.
- He did so in language that hinted darkly at a revival of the Cold War.
- Opponents of the SAT say we don't know what it measures and hint darkly that it smacks of discredited IQ testing.
- McLeish hinted, darkly, about replacing the 30-year-old.
- It has been hinted darkly that if Scots do not support the London Games, nationwide backing for Glasgow's 2014 Commonwealth Games bid could suffer.
- Fine Gael sources hint darkly that all this publicity cannot be doing his firm any good, and point to transactions last week where the firm bought back its own shares.
- His Sweeney is arresting, ominous, darkly humorous, and scary in just the right proportions, and, in the end, thoroughly moving.
- Both bureaucrat and scientist recognise the problem, abhor it in public, mutter darkly about the stupidity of the selection processes which succumb to it, and continue as before.
- Carolyn Jones was wonderful as his darkly mysterious and sexy wife Morticia, slinking around in her figure-hugging, full-length black dress.
- He should have hinted darkly at death threats and used many anonymous sources without ever producing any kind of proof.
- Fiennes is woefully miscast as the darkly mysterious adventurer.
- The Chancellor could also hint darkly at the possibility of a windfall tax on the oil companies.
- He likes to hint darkly of terrors that would set all such petty concerns at naught.
- His face was now cheery, no longer hinting darkly at his knowledge.
- Conservatives hint darkly of trouble ahead if the constitution goes into effect.
2(in dark color)trees outlined darkly against the sky — las oscuras siluetas de los árboles perfiladas contra el cielo
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.