In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- They propose a change in rule to regularise the practice of some teams huddling together before the playing of the National Anthem.
- First, an immigration restriction bill passed by Congress in 1917 allowed for the assignment of American medical staff to overseas consulates in order to regularize the medical exams administered to visa applicants.
- The task then is to find ways to regularize the movement of workers to where they can be productively employed.
- The building conforms to the natural bedrock shelf, using an ambitiously constructed terrace to extend the floor surface to the west and to expand and regularize room sizes.
- Although there is some evidence for localized schemes of drainage and regularized land allotment, there is no hint of any overall scheme of land division.
- The new rule is to regularise the practice of traditional Indian systems of medicine and to prevent quacks.
- In 1998 things were improved by the creation of a Local Government Fund to help regularise council funding.
- In the city we started working in the slums and pressured the government to regularise schools there.
- Filtered displacements feed into an Analysis module, which regularizes the data to generate a smooth deformation field and carries out a mechanics analysis.
- The Second Empire, generally avid for control and order, sought to regularize commerce by the reconstruction of the central market.
- I am not interested in having a baby for at least three years, but I want to regularise my periods.
- The reshaping of the square began with regularizing the piazzetta surrounding the octagonal Baptistery.
- It is specifically during the nineteenth century that print achieves its hegemonic status, that the familiar regularized look-and-feel of most works of print becomes more or less ubiquitous.
- Parents with prams and people with disabilities fed up with advertising boards getting in their way could be offered relief by a new code of conduct to regularise signs.
- By controlling and regularizing the procedures that made families up, they sought to improve adoption's outcome and reputation as well as naturalize its product.
- In his work the image is regularized, made to conform to an internally derived schema that is made up of patterns, repeated shapes, and with a concern for the inter-relationship of forms and the association of parts to the whole.
- Attempts in 1770 to regularize supplies in the hands of a few chosen merchants led to rumours of a ‘famine pact’ devised by rascally ministers to starve the king's subjects.
- The one way system was very successful in that it regularised the junctions because they were awfully dangerous and it got rid of that danger.
- At that time, the modern nation-state began to regularize taxation and renounce the use of surprise plunder and confiscation as fiscal devices.
- In his edition of 1725, the celebrated poet Alexander Pope regularized distinctions between verse and prose.
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.