In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(error/omission) perdonable(omission/error) comprensible
- Success at politics seldom depends entirely upon good intentions and is often torpedoed with a single strike by matters as trivial as boyhood pranks or otherwise pardonable youthful indiscretions.
- Except for that last misstep, the others are pardonable.
- But, also like baseball, it's entirely pardonable in view of its good-natured competitiveness and unpretentious charm.
- But then I guess that is pardonable because it is something none of the commentators noticed either.
- But it would be a pardonable exaggeration to say that, for most writers, greedy to learn and emulate, this is the only important question.
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.