In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The overall findings of the survey of senior business leaders in the public and private sectors published in today's edition stand in contrast to much of the gloomy and defeatist talk of recent months.
- This defeatist attitude then leads him to concentrate on emphasizing post-war humanitarian efforts.
- Savage realizes that in order to build up his men, he must first break down their defiant, defeatist attitudes.
- Keeping warm, romantic ideas close was better than letting the pessimistic, defeatist attitude be victorious within her.
- It's this kind of defeatist attitude which is keeping me away from the national media spotlight.
- It is at the back of people's minds but parents are not taking a defeatist attitude.
- The generally defeatist attitudes polluting society today seem to state that because a problem doesn't seem to be going away, we should legalise it and make the best out of a bad situation.
- That's by no means a defeatist attitude, it's realistic - although every now and again a shock happens.
- Choosing to ignore the mathematical averages and the defeatist attitudes of peers, he has creatively joined both the ways of new and old in search of his soul mate and designed a postcard of friendship to introduce himself across Bulgaria.
- And during one sequence before a party, we get a real sense of the shared defeatist attitude they have in common.
- Another family of drugs disrupted one's ability to think rationally and logically and still another demoralized people and gave them a defeatist attitude or sense of hopelessness.
- I was not satisfied; I had a defeatist attitude and was a confused person.
- This is not a defeatist attitude but one which I feel will salvage something from the wreckage.
- I couldn't accept that defeatist attitude and neither could Dad.
- Even as the first shovel of silt was being removed, Siruthuli encountered scepticism - bordering on a defeatist attitude - even among farmers.
- Letting go of defeatist attitudes that you may not even realize you have is crucial.
- It's difficult not to have a defeatist attitude if the work one does in trying to maintain a space with meagre financial means and major bureaucratic procedure is constantly glossed over.
- ‘It's a kind of defeatist attitude because then we don't ask questions about what's really there, ‘he says.’
- Because of that, and because the side was so good in those days, a lot of teams went there with a defeatist attitude and were delighted if they managed to escape with even a point but that's not the case any more.
- ‘That, brought with it a kind of defeatist attitude, a lot of psychological baggage,’ he says.
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.