In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- S.K. Vasistha's article enabled older readers to recollect the joys and pleasures of listening to the multifarious programmes broadcast on the radio once upon a time.
- For the next fortnight Aquarian Venus busily stretches your social horizons, whirling and swirling you through various, multifarious, interesting new possibilities.
- Born in Austro-Hungary, he went to the United States in 1842 and to California in 1849, where he engaged in multifarious activities, including politics, horticulture, and gold-refining.
- These wide-ranging and multifarious activities on behalf of modern sacred music began in a humble southern German sheet-music publishing house.
- It is perhaps not surprising that the ebullient Minister, harassed by multifarious problems from all quarters, has lost his cool.
- Sylvia was in charge and dealt very efficiently, single handed, with the multifarious problems that come an embassy's way, in times normal and abnormal.
- And those groups are so multifarious that the president's freedom of maneuver will be significantly curtailed.
- The president should call a meeting of core groups of leaders regardless of political affiliation to help tackle the nation's multifarious critical problems.
- Clearly, given the magnitude of the task, there is no single response to the multifarious aspects of international criminality.
- I too enjoyed the multifarious offerings of the Glasgow Art Fair, and had a good ponder over Glasgow's International Art Festival contributions.
- Although, thanks to my multifarious activities, I was never quite broke, I knew plenty of contemporaries who were.
- Of course, there will be more attacks: the country's enemies are multifarious and growing in number by the day.
- Yet another dimension is that regulators find it increasingly difficult to monitor the multifarious activities of the multinational, multifunctional bank.
- After traversing multifarious crossroads, we arrived at a walled courtyard complex which, turned out to be the habitat of the friends I made last summer in Beijing.
- Functionally, it is used to host conferences and meetings for the aluminium industry and to inform the public of the multifarious creative uses of assorted aluminium products.
- In the end it became very difficult to live with all the multifarious characters that inhabited his persona.
- And if you have an aversion to the colour brown in all its multifarious shades, be warned: it's everywhere - flooring, panelling, furniture etc.
- Since 1996, when UNESCO declared April 23 as the World Book and Copyright Day, people across the world have been promoting books, reading, literacy and culture in multifarious ways.
- Secret formulae are invented to create inks to print, in multifarious shades of colour, on specially calibrated paper, to defy counterfeit.
- Did he shoot hundreds of exposures, as fashion photographers do, examining them later in the darkroom to see which of the multifarious images was ‘the one’?
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.