In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Enormous subsequent engineering projects have modified the river still further, depriving it of huge wetland areas.
- He claims it is not possible to have a public open space because the developer is not prepared to modify its planning application to incorporate a green area.
- The trials in June will be to find out if it works and modifying it with a view to having a serious roll out next year.
- A simple search facility was incorporated within the web interface to enable users, according to their user privileges, to identify patients and to view and modify their records.
- Doing that easily is mandatory, along with viewing and modifying information, data mining, ad-hoc querying, and other data manipulations.
- They're actually modified versions of proteins used in the digestive system.
- Recognize the times when you become stressed - prepare yourself and modify your behavior to avoid the situation if possible.
- I modify small details to fit the purposes of my story.
- They're modified only slightly to fit in with the journal entry format.
- He said you should modify your diet to fit in with the types of fruit, vegetables and herbs that you could easily grow.
- It would be appropriate too if the powers that be had another look at the existing monetary penalties with a view to modifying them - upwards!
- With this tool, you can see what other changes happened at the same time and even what line of code was modified in which version.
- The company is interested in sustainable production and, like the other manufacturers mentioned below, is happy to modify furniture to fit the space.
- In addition, I would like to be able to add, view and modify appointments using my web browser.
- Despite this, and despite my complete lack of any experience at all with Perl, I decided that a good thing to do would be to modify them for version 4.
- In the course of the final two days of debate, the government and the Labor Party used their numbers to defeat a series of amendments from the minor parties to modify the call-out power.
- To lead, you have to discuss and be prepared to modify your position.
- In fact, I don't think he made a single correct statement, only asking questions and modifying the answers to fit.
- Rather than modifying their ideas to fit their shapeless world, they try and modify the world to fit their precisely-shaped ideas.
- Brokers in each office could view and modify the sheets at the same time.
- An attributive adjective modifies an ungrounded noun, thereby contributing to the specification of the type designated by the noun.
- Or the other word could be an adjective modifying the noun, as in underage drinker.
- When an adjective modifies a noun (usually appearing right before it), it is known as an attributive adjective.
- Since miss is a noun in this phrase, it should be modified by an adjective, not an adverb.
- The semantic distinction between restrictive and non-restrictive modification applies to adjectives that modify nouns as well as to relative clauses.
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.