In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I try to persuade them that holistic medicine need not be, indeed must not be, woolly and imprecise.
- A stimulant is a rather imprecise term used for a variety of different kinds of drug, some with medical uses and others with only recreational use.
- His notes and recollection were at times unclear, imprecise or entirely lacking.
- In a very loose and imprecise sense that may be accurate but it is not accurate for the purpose of proper analysis.
- The diagnosis of PND is becoming increasingly imprecise, with no agreed and universally accepted symptoms.
- The administration of justice is a very, very imprecise science.
- Most stores will not be held liable if your custom window coverings do not fit due to your imprecise measurements.
- That memorandum is in somewhat general and imprecise terms.
- The biggest source of error about the size and shape of the Sun is imprecise knowledge about the size and shape of the Moon.
- Any definition of qualitative research would be elusive, vague, and imprecise.
- It is always more difficult to try and justify the status quo than to wave the banner for a bold, if imprecise, vision of things to come.
- Age can be determined, but it is imprecise and the final decision could well be up to individual inspectors.
- All I did was illustrate how absurd and imprecise your label was with another absurd and imprecise label.
- Compared to music, he felt that words were imprecise and crude when describing emotions.
- He made the very good point that the draft bill is imprecise.
- As we noted earlier, the distinction between CIHD and other heart diseases is imprecise.
- Traditionally determinism has been given various, usually imprecise definitions.
- These are important methods for looking into the past, but relatively imprecise for dating events.
- Writing about graphic design unfortunately tends to be imprecise when not wholly inaccurate.
- I suspect that the definition of spoiled child is as imprecise and variable as the kids you are likely to meet.
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.