In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- We were a seemingly ill-matched couple with a potentially disastrous future.
- It is also true that the Monarchy and ‘Establishment’ were more often at odds than not, like ill-matched horses in harness.
- The two aren't as ill-matched as you might think.
- Food shopping should not be about compiling some competitive international smorgasbord of ill-matched delicacies, but about intimacy and confidence.
- They were an ill-matched couple and she seems to have been relieved when he was deported as an unregistered alien during the First World War; they never saw one another again.
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.