In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He will not want to be remembered for tuition fees, nor for the pusillanimous creation of foundation hospitals.
- Whose fault is it - the inadequate voters or the pusillanimous politicians?
- And yes, incidentally, I do know that it's ignoble and cowardly and pusillanimous, but I'll swap you for a decent night's sleep.
- They are supposed to abhor pusillanimous or sycophantic behavior.
- The other Congress chief minister cannot be described as pusillanimous by any stretch of imagination.
- Eventually, by its own lights, the movie stands or falls by what it has to say about race, and this is pusillanimous and muddled.
- Of course, these allegations do need to be investigated, but I can't help but suspect that the timing is at best pusillanimous.
- For the British, however, it has all turned to dust, surrendered by the pusillanimous politicians.
- He was just too pusillanimous to face me after I'd discovered that he had deceived me.
- On his mission to Fort George he evidently perceived that there was to be no relief column from the pusillanimous Webb.
- Perhaps by reviewing a few highlights from my former life I might be able to explain how I adopted this pusillanimous attitude.
- Pray do not continue such pusillanimous writings.
- Forever is a pusillanimous way of saying ‘as long as I live.’
- The health motivation was pusillanimous and puritanical.
- From the other end of the political spectrum come the pusillanimous speech codes on our college campuses.
- Neither of these pusillanimous reactions is remotely appropriate.
- Once again, those pusillanimous, patronising, mealy-mouthed lectionary compilers have excelled themselves.
- You can thank a crowd of pusillanimous state legislators for that.
- But I suppose we can rely on you to be as pusillanimous as ever.
- With a pusillanimous flourish, I moved in - but simultaneously I made secret arrangements to maintain the lease on my own flat.
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.