In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1idiota coloquialit was an idiotic thing to say — fue una idiotez decir eso
- He showed his excitement and joy through idiotic dancing and head banging.
- Everything is illegal unless approved by the government, thus the reason for such idiotic regulations and directives.
- They were idiotic, pathetic, short-sighted and unimaginative, but at least they were predictable.
- I really don't want to start talking about the myriad varieties of idiotic people I'm forced to encounter every day.
- Easy to say and easy to understand but the media are surely aware that there will always be an idiotic minority who do not comprehend this simple truth.
- Well, now the kidnapping of the French hostages provides the clearest repudiation of that idiotic and ignorant opinion.
- God, everyone still has the ability to make me feel guilty and make me feel like this whole stupid, idiotic thing is all my fault!
- It would be embarrassing to look back and realise that I had put my idiotic thoughts up in a public place.
- Investors panicked over it as a consumer application and jumped on the idiotic enterprise bandwagon.
- It was not just any sub, but it was Mr. Roberts, the stupidest and most idiotic of all substitutes.
- So I thank all those people who got upset and told their friends to read what idiotic things I had written.
- What idiotic councillors gave planning permission for that?
- Loosen your tie and repeat idiotic mouthings until you're blue in the face.
- Suddenly, the starting rockets go off and some crazy, idiotic people actually run towards the bulls.
- I think it's an idiotic idea but that's okay there are lots of stupid things in the world.
- And most of it was neither true, nor even remotely plausible, before Hollywood got hold of it and made it even more idiotic.
- Enemies running the range from thoughtful to downright idiotic.
- We move now from the sublimely idiotic to the merely malicious and stupid.
- It's idiotic, but idiocy in the defence of freedom is no vice.
- If you did, you would know that the sound quality varies so greatly, that a statement like that is idiotic.
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.