In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1a post for which she is preeminently suited — un puesto para el cual es idónea por excelencia
- sentence adverb his career as a director and, preeminently, as an actor — su carrera como director, y especialmente / sobre todo, como actor
- Although Neville was supremely competent both as a newspaper journalist and as a broadcaster, I always thought of him pre-eminently as a man of the arts.
- The answer is that the clubs lay at the heart of industrial Lanarkshire and football was pre-eminently the game of steelworkers, miners and shipbuilders.
- The real ‘Key West lime juice’ is a gourmet's delight, pre-eminently suited for use in a variety of pastry pies.
- Bacon, however, is pre-eminently a philosopher; Osler never forgets that he is a physician first, albeit a physician with a philosophical approach to his profession.
- Before his involvement in the Piltdown excavations, Teilhard was nothing more than a young priest with aspirations in science, who had collected fossils and pre-eminently fossil sea urchins, in Egypt.
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.