In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1formallenguaje masculinohablain legal parlance — en la jerga legal
- terms which are now in common parlance — términos que ahora son de uso común
- Freudian language has seeped into common parlance like that of no other writer since Shakespeare.
- It is true that these are terms of public parlance, rather than of popular speech.
- That win had to be shared because, in cricketing parlance, bad light stopped play at Valderrama.
- Both are seeds, in the language of botany or natural history, but not in commerce nor in common parlance.
- Is there a justification for retaining the word in literature from the past, when its use would have reflected common parlance?
- By which he meant in modern parlance that Americans shared a common culture which made republican government possible.
- Just don't get caught up in all the Washington fancy talk and parlance.
- However, hearing Irish as it is spoken makes you realise how polluted and Anglofied it has become in common parlance.
- More crucially, who decided that these words could be used in common parlance without explanation?
- So they formed rock bands, partied all night - became, in the local parlance, ‘slackers’.
- In common academic parlance, a removal from the classroom, even if with full pay, is a suspension.
- In ordinary parlance, a conspiracy theory describes something preposterous or paranoid.
- They have become far too acceptable in common parlance on a regular basis.
- In modern parlance this word quickly conjures up notions of government regulation and regulated industries.
- What other phrases from popular TV shows can you think of that have slipped into common parlance?
- I am all for American regional cookery and the trappings of taste, custom, and parlance that go with each.
- Then of course we have the emergence of words like funner and funnest into common parlance.
- Perhaps in ordinary parlance this is disclosure of confidential information in the interests of the bank.
- It is the pragmatic, common sense solution, known in cemetery parlance as ‘lift and deepen’.
- It is common parlance and part of our living language.
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.