In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The trouble with plans is that you have to put something down on paper for everyone to see.
- More business means more jobs and money for everyone who lives and works in the city.
- We won't stick it up on the notice board so everyone can have a laugh at what a plonker you are.
- The players all work as a team and everyone puts in the extra effort for each other.
- He's spent a big portion of the week shouting at everyone so much that they all hate him.
- The point being made here is not that music should be free for everyone, all the time.
- Of course everyone is going to be twitchy for the first one because it's been so long.
- Back in the dressing room, everyone agrees that this was the best gig of the tour so far.
- The meetings are open to everyone and the public are able to speak and to ask questions.
- He said at the end of the concert that he would see everyone next year and we would love him to come back.
- Just walk up the high street and you will see everyone jawing on their mobile phones.
- That is not to imply that everyone running an insurer is a crook, a fraud or a simpleton.
- What everyone wants to know is when we'll be able to get to work without hat hair and a numb face.
- They are all quite alike, but there is one tiny one and everyone is quite soppy about it.
- This is a tree that everyone should have and in good years it will give you autumn tints as well.
- That's not to say we have won everyone over and all our publicity is going to be good from now on.
- We want everyone to enjoy and appreciate them and for them to be better looked after.
- She was a very nice lady and it's a very sad loss for everyone and especially her family.
- It is better it happened at work than somewhere else even if it was such a shock for everyone.
- They are in view all the time and everyone has really nice gardens and takes a lot of pride in them.
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.