In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The Prime Minister seemed to be in a very enthusiastic and positive mood as he spoke extempore for about 20 minutes.
- Their worship is spontaneous, with emphasis on extempore prayer, believer's baptism, and the Lord's supper.
- Their extempore skills, general knowledge and other talents were brushed up to match the level of other participants.
- Every Thursday, the school organises competitions in areas such as recitation, extempore speech, quiz, map pointing, declamation and prepared talk.
- First up were the talents of the award-winning extempore duo and they dazzled the crowd with their improvisational skills and stinging repartee.
- In any event, it was a bravura performance, a long extempore speech, apparently pulled out of thin air.
- From a reader of speeches, she started speaking extempore.
- ‘Most of the teachers congratulated me, as they considered it one of the best extempore presentations,’ he discloses.
- Like politicians, almost everything they said was designed to enhance their public image while appearing extempore and sincere.
- Was language invented extempore, or gradually developed from grunts and screeches?
- This is followed by a one-minute extempore speech on a topic given by the company.
- Some of them knew how to cast a spell on their audience by delivering a speech extempore.
- The original kayak, though, was an amazing piece of extempore engineering.
- Throughout, John and his giant puppets kept the audience involved, giving the street play an extempore feel.
- The students were later given extempore topics for presentation.
- This wasn't like a proper impromptu presentation - this looked unrehearsed, extempore.
- She was quite prepared to speak extempore for an hour, when well in her seventies.
- Both have appeals that transcend party loyalty, and both are brilliant extempore speakers who, at their best, hardly sound like politicians at all.
- The practice generally is - apart, perhaps, from the extempore decisions in the Magistrates' Courts - for judges to impose sentences which are reasoned and reasonable.
- Thus from the same date or a little later we find ‘voluntary’ used for any extempore performance on any instrument.
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.