In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The former calypso monarch is widely regarded as a superb showman, one of the best at extemporaneous renditions while onstage.
- Articulate, educated, intelligent readers of mine: Are all your extemporaneous jokes marvels of perfect word choice?
- The manuscript should resemble an extemporaneous speech with short, relatively simple sentences and paragraphs, personal pronouns and occasional colloquialisms.
- I wonder why I never went into improv or extemporaneous speaking.
- Cable news is a live and extemporaneous medium built around talk.
- At one time or another I also participated in extemporaneous speaking, poetry and prose reading, and in a particular lapse of sanity, number sense.
- It was an extemporaneous act with a lot of free association and politics.
- This paper is based on the transcript of a largely extemporaneous keynote address given at the Web-Wise 2002 Conference at Johns Hopkins University.
- I particularly like the more extemporaneous remarks that he made afterwards.
- I said that his big problem is that he's just not very good at extemporaneous speaking.
- He departed from traditional European norms by privileging the extemporaneous sermon over the scripted delivery.
- Where common knowledge is extensive and scripting slight, there is deep improvisation; as in a rare, lively and extemporaneous debate in a social studies classroom.
- Does it happen in extemporaneous speech as well as in reading?
- The ‘facts’ in this matter are that Clark made an extemporaneous statement on television that has been widely interpreted incorrectly.
- When pressed for some favorite locations, Murdoch begins a long litany that is both incredibly informed and casually extemporaneous.
- Teaching judo cannot be impromptu or extemporaneous.
- His delivery is so smooth that it appears extemporaneous, but his analyses and the provocative bombs he drops hit with such precision that he played this tune before.
- In the old days, legislators delivered long-winded, convoluted, extemporaneous speeches from the floor.
- And more broadly, very few people can be relied on being constantly elegant, or even constantly grammatically correct, in extended extemporaneous commentary.
- The clergy kept the crowd interested with holiday stories and a brief, extemporaneous worship service.
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.