In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It is a more limpid and beautiful piece of music than you might expect from a band known for live performances that regularly culminate in unpredictable, slightly disturbing onstage violence.
- The music is limpid and languid, dripping grace and deft touches.
- In brief and limpid episodes French director Alain Cavalier bares the masochism, eroticism, and purity at the heart of Therese's self-enclosed crusade.
- Its limpid pools, vivid colours and unusual plants will reinforce your sense of tranquility and equanimity.
- On the contrary, a limpid, understated vignette can be just as strong and striking.
- Nothing supports this claim as convincingly as the meditative ‘The Music Plays Itself,’ where limpid guitars reverberate mournfully over railroad noise and faded electronic scratch.
- Gouffé wrote in a limpid style, comprehensible by all and exhibiting a standard of literary craftsmanship which equalled the author's skill in the kitchen.
- Note the chair placed near to the doorway and the limpid UJ on the door pillar.
- Each bird's voice is but four limpid notes, delivered in slow, syncopated cadence, rising to a bell-like question mark.
- The Choir of Westminster Cathedral responds with a limpid beauty to the direction of Martin Baker whose patient enthusiasm is very evident in the ecstatic end-product.
- Waterfall greeted her with a solemn and purposeful symphony - muted strings and timpani rolls and, far off in the background, as though being created by spray and the rising mist, a limpid, shining, flute-like voice joined the music.
- With Pascal Devoyon as like-thinking partner, he gives limpid performances of music well worth an airing.
- Neale, himself famed for his literary style, described the prose as ‘lucid and limpid and always charged with vitality’.
- As in the Debussy, the layering of texture brought chiarascuro to the music, the melody highlighted through the limpid falling thirds of the first and the pulsating chords of the second, with its emotive central interlude.
- His penchant for big questions, his lucid and often limpid prose, and his willingness to pose unconventional and unpopular arguments have combined to make him a must-read.
- A simple accompaniment serves as a baseline from which a limpid melody explodes into a dizzy display of vocal pyrotechnics.
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.