In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I must admit to an involuntary shudder of pride tingling down my spine when I heard her say those words.
- Theirs can be described as involuntary migration; they ended up in various places where they continue working on films that contribute to the big project of diasporic Balkan cinema.
- And we must end the stop-loss and involuntary recall of troops that amounts to nothing more than a back-door draft.
- You may find him strident, irritating or humourless, but fact of the matter is the involuntary shudder running up your back after that line is real enough.
- Last season's cup final experience with Dunfermline still prompts an involuntary smile.
- She felt herself give an involuntary shudder and scolded her girlish urges.
- There would be evidence that the killing happened when he was asleep or in ‘a confusional arousal state’ which could make the acts involuntary and give Lowe a defence of automatism.
- An involuntary shudder racked her body, but she stood rigid, trying to appear as if she lacked the fear that she felt in her heart.
- Thus I utter an involuntary shudder at every routinely odd noise that the computer makes.
- Most seizures are accompanied by an altered state of consciousness and sometimes by involuntary movements.
- I went off into a day punctuated by involuntary shudders of revulsion as the sensations were recalled.
- I gave an involuntary shudder at the thought of what had happened last night, and I felt Adam's steadying hand on my back as we walked out into the hallway.
- An involuntary shudder coursed through the frightened cheetah as he drew himself into a tight ball.
- Air Traffic Control can get very shirty about some of my involuntary aerial antics I can tell you.
- I felt an involuntary shudder shake my body at the feel of his hot breath against the sensitive hollow of my neck.
- Huge sobs shuddered throughout her body, causing involuntary convulsions to tremble in her heart.
- The commission will also be able to arrange for an independent review by a Mental Health Tribunal of all decisions to detain patients on an involuntary basis and each decision to extend the duration of such detentions.
- ‘I think I'll be able to handle it,’ she said, but the involuntary shudder she did indicated she wasn't so positive about it.
- The complexity of some symptoms often confuses family members, friends, teachers, and employers who may find it hard to believe that the actions or vocal utterances are involuntary.
- His consumptive, rail thin appearance prompts a collective involuntary gasp, not just because he looks as though his legs might buckle at any second but because the resemblance to his legendary grandfather is almost eerie.
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.