In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- While dressed in white, Sarah is ostensibly a chaste housewife, in red she becomes the lustful Dolores.
- The report was ostensibly to be a reply to a questionnaire sent by the League.
- It was ostensibly naughty, but I like to think I had quite noble motives.
- All pubs in Limerick city and county may ostensibly be obeying to the smoking ban.
- Late in the day, Martyn the Builder came along ostensibly to check on the roof covering.
- She sits in on my interview with Dempsey, ostensibly because he is new to the spotlight and still nervous about talking to the press.
- The happenstance of the love for the tree house, ostensibly built for the children, might well have been your undoing.
- The main thrust of the whole stakeholder exercise was ostensibly to make low-cost pensions available to all.
- And he's currently watching The Saint DVDs, although they were ostensibly for me.
- While this treatment of the story seems ostensibly simple, it's anything but.
- I rarely read sci-fi books - ostensibly because I find it hard to relate to the characters and story.
- So, ostensibly, the Chancellor should worry - but appearances may be deceptive.
- Like that lady, Health Canada wants us to quit smoking ostensibly for health purposes.
- His aim, ostensibly, was to bring liberty and equality to the oppressed peoples of that continent.
- It serves fish fingers, ostensibly for the kids, though I'd guess a few adult portions have also been dished out.
- But Barnes has produced a bleak and profound meditation on love and loss from an ostensibly banal premise.
- Naked commercialism was evident in even the most ostensibly charitable aspects of the operation.
- They were then flown to Japan, ostensibly because he needed emergency medical care for an abdominal problem.
- Children were separated from adults ostensibly to give children more freedom.
- Amorth presents his ostensibly absurd stories convincingly, with charm and plenty of natural levity.
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.