In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Fitzgerald's prediction is as meaningful today as it was prescient in 1924.
- He was even, by the way, prescient about the meltdown of the Soviet Union.
- Although no-one has ever followed through on its promises, Radio Ethiopia still sounds astonishingly prescient.
- It was a prescient point: 10 years on we got the Battle of Seattle.
- It's a little bit scary being such a gifted, prescient individual.
- But as I read on, it became apparent that the novel was so prescient it became unnerving.
- It makes no mention at all of White's passionate and prescient warnings.
- A few months later, I recall rereading it and finding it scary and prescient.
- This was an astonishingly prescient insight into what was actually to occur in the Russian Revolution.
- This proved to be a prescient warning in the case of his son John.
- A beautiful and talented actress, Dorrie ends up in a psychiatric ward, a narrative which seems extraordinarily prescient.
- We take no pleasure in that, and we had to endure some criticism for making such claims, but the warnings proved prescient.
- He came to the fore with a thundering and prescient prediction of the break-up of Britain, coinciding with the Silver Jubilee.
- His last post before the incident is scarily prescient.
- Orwell's attacks on pacifism now seem remarkably prescient.
- His study of America amply confirmed this prescient intuition and made him the first anthropologist of modern equality.
- That prediction looks even more prescient since the surge in oil prices.
- He proved prescient in his argument that efforts to help the Third World by avalanches of aid would only ruin local markets and nourish corruption.
- This reveals a prescient insight into the mindset which fuels Connery's anger.
- Read it, then come back and re-read this prescient post from last November.
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.