In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The thrilling flyby of the ring system that Cassini-Huygens will accomplish following Saturn Orbit Insertion prefigures the exciting encounters that are to come in the four-year mission.
- There are several parts of this book that prefigure portions of his later work.
- Going yet further, because events in the Old Testament are read as foreshadowing parts of the life of Christ, Noah prefigures Christ.
- Yet it contains an important truth - that the style and tone of a government are set early and do prefigure future actions.
- It's really a dark piece of work, pretty much driven by Mozart's guilt over his father's death; in a lot of ways, I think it prefigures his requiem mass.
- It was prefigured by earlier productions in 1911 and 1916.
- The black church's historic role in providing education, social services, and a safe gathering place prefigured its historic role in the civil rights movement.
- Tarkovsky sublimely prefigures space exploration with a five minute sequence of cars winding through the tunnels and overpasses of a modern Russian city.
- However, some panels clearly prefigure his style in later comics like Sin City.
- But even the most cynical observers could not easily have looked ahead one year and have prefigured a scenario by which conditions in the district that had won this legal victory would actually get worse.
- Yet his opposition to racism won him strong support among northern free blacks, particularly in New England, and in this respect his activities prefigured the civil rights movement of the 1960s.
- This moment prefigures the climactic reunion at the church meeting; it includes the same kind of call and response.
- The travelogue prefigures his style - limpid narrative, minute detailing, wide-ranging, seamlessly fitting intertextual references, snatches of reverie, bursts of humour.
- Mead describes human existence as evolving toward an open future that cannot be prefigured with any finality.
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.