In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Many poets seem threatened by the apparently easily appropriated and fungible modes of prose and prosaic rationality.
- Here is a prosaic translation which is a complete disgrace to the original language.
- I don't think I've seen prose this, well, prosaic since I was a teaching assistant grading papers at Columbia.
- No more than we want our poems to be poetic do we want our prose to be prosaic.
- These poems and a few others tend to be prosaic, obsessed with private matters in banal terms.
- The dialogue between the characters, while littered with profanities and raw language, is verbose and prosaic.
- The methodical and rather prosaic style may not have the literary skill of, say, Abanindranath Tagore's diary.
- The style seems prosaic and indicates a distance from the original oral narrative style.
- Indeed, in a literature that perhaps some find prosaic, these papers stand out for their wit and charm as well as their scholarship.
- I'm saying something more prosaic and direct: the administration hasn't been honest about its intentions or goals.
- He also performs some prosaic poetry of more recent vintage, before nervously taking to the mic to croon.
- As it is, the prose passages are prosaic and the rap doggerel is merely tedious.
- We rarely have to think deeply at all because the prosaic nature of our instrumental language does not call for it.
- First, it tells us that the verse has come to an end - which in prosaic language of the kind found here might not otherwise be apparent.
- The English track captures the humor and spirit of the show in a way that the prosaic, overly literal, and frankly dull subtitles don't.
- He might have said poetic language is not prosaic.
- David, it's horrible when that language is prosaic but I thought that this language was really beautiful.
- But the unorthodox screenplay and prosaic dialogues struggle to convey something more than what other such films generally attempt to.
- That's why in rehearsals he often decodes classical mime to prosaic prose.
- But both in his words and especially in his music, his language is surely prosaic.
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.