In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The retiring collection was donated to the British Heart Foundation.
- Admission to the Witham concert is free but there will be a retiring collection in aid of the Chernobyl Children's Project, Mrs Martin's official mayoral charity.
- For your interest the retiring collection made £155.37 for the World Wide Fund for Nature.
- At St George's Church in Kendal, the retiring collection on Sunday raised £1,100 for the appeal.
- There is no admission charge to the recitals but there will be a retiring collection.
- There will be a retiring collection for the Royal British Legion.
- The retiring collection will be in aid of Laurie's charities: Medical Foundation for the Victims of Torture, Shelter, Age Concern, FORCE Cancer Research and the Cancer Relief Macmillan Fund.
- Admission is free, but there will be a retiring collection.
- Thank you for your offerings to the retiring collection which amounted to £323 which we plan to spend on playground equipment.
- Our retiring collections this year are allocated to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
- Retiring collection at the service will be in aid of the local branch of St. Vincent de Pauls.
- Entry is free and a retiring collection will be made.
- The retiring collection was given to the window restoration of Holy Trinity Church, Portlaw.
- A special service will be held at the church on Hamble Lane, starting at 6pm, with a retiring collection for the appeal.
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.