In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- We could say that the interpretation, gravid with significance, has an essentially poetic form.
- Music seems gravid with meaning. We talk not solely of a person's enjoying music but of his understanding or misunderstanding it.
- His timing was bad: the Warwick agreement, gravid with promise, had just been signed.
- Her physical examination was remarkable only for a gravid abdomen with minimal flank tenderness and absent breath sounds over the left side of the chest.
- In addition to concerns about the difficulty of making a prompt and accurate diagnosis, the displacement of the appendix by the gravid uterus has resulted in controversy about the optimal site of abdominal incision for appendectomy.
- Studies have shown a similar incidence of major depressive episodes in matched gravid and nongravid women, so pregnancy appears to have neither a protective nor a detrimental effect.
- This was a large-scale, anatomical publication filled with high-quality engravings of the gravid, or pregnant, uterus.
- In the third trimester the most important factor is compression of the inferior vena cava and impairment of venous return by the gravid uterus when the woman lies supine.
- One word can be so gravid with meaning that it could ignite the outrage of citizens, the deployment of troops, the legal obligation of action.
- And that is what this gentle, loving book does; the text is stripped of verbiage but gravid with sentiment, and the small, spare drawings are framed and static.
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.