In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1nota a pie de página femeninohe added, by way of a footnote, that … — añadió, como comentario al margen que …
- These were, however, rare enough to provide a mere footnote in the monument's history.
- Our temporary political masters may denigrate his ideals and smash the organisations for which he worked, but men of his calibre will be honoured when his denigrators are mere footnotes in the sordid history of these times.
- The US stock market shut for a few days, which was considered extraordinary at the time, but constitutes a mere footnote now.
- I was a footnote to motion-picture history at best.
- And with the exception of some of the larger states, New York, California, and Texas come to mind, no matter how effective or ineffective a governor is, he or she tends to be a footnote in history.
- Their names will probably be a mere footnote in the annals of Polish air force history, but they're fully aware of the key roles they played in assisting their NATO counterparts to take a giant leap forward.
- The people involved weren't just footnotes in history either.
- But there is more to this than a mere footnote in American film history.
- In that absence, he has remained silent, and this squalid pair will go down as mere footnotes of our collective bleak history.
- After a few years, ‘Fat Jack’ reduced almost every record in golf to mere footnotes as he swept all before him.
- While still an important footnote in the careers of many of today's talented, well known black artists, it just won't make room for the truly funny elements to shine through.
- High-minded political failures end up as the footnotes of history.
- Only time will tell whether the Commonwealth is a mere footnote to history, or the beginning of a new chapter.
- No matter, these people will be just the sad footnotes of history.
- So remember the big picture and don't get too distracted by what only tomorrow will become history's footnotes.
- I'd held all the top civil service jobs, but here was an opportunity to play a political role, and there was an odd chance that we would make a success of it, in which case I would have a footnote in India's history.
- This is not some minor dispute over a footnote to history but rather raises the possibility of one of the most egregious misrepresentations by a US Administration.
- Down here, the Greek, Byzantine, Ottoman, Russian, Mongol, Mughal Empires are footnotes in our history books.
- In any case, Villa fell quickly from the canon of modern American poetry and now seems a mere footnote to its history.
- And all turning out in such a way, quite likely, as to consign another batch of politicians to the status of footnotes in history.
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.
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