In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Stark and tattered around the edges, it was the quintessential diamond-in-the-rough debut, but its very rough-hewn nature made it so vibrant.
- These are rough-hewn musicians, concerned less with their appearance than their art, for what else explains the many odd fashion choices and un-coiffed hair.
- Chris uses the rough hewn descriptive quality of stencils to depict scenes from an urban upbringing in Baltimore.
- That said, the interior of the Orpheum Lofts is not without a rough-hewn charm.
- He accomplishes miracles on this CD, producing a sound of rough-hewn beauty.
- I'm very taken with Daniel Craig's craggy, rough-hewn portrayal in the film.
- Mick Jagger and Dave Stewart provide a virile, rough hewn soundtrack that gives the film an aural authority it barely deserves.
- Like its fellow vintage guru predecessors, the record swells with analog warmth, mediating each instrument through its raw, rough hewn reel-to-reel median.
- He was a heartfelt romantic who delivered his message in a rough-hewn vernacular.
- Around him ranged three others, all rough-hewn street-fighter types and native Dalreedhites.
- This explains the somewhat rough hewn, fetchingly casual nature of his analyses of the game at certain key stages.
- The saxophonist plays with a churning, agitated energy whose tone is abrasive and rough-hewn.
- The working class, especially the immigrant generation, was rough-hewn.
- Soaring plume prices coupled with a poverty-stricken, rough-hewn populace contributed to a true ‘tragedy of the commons.’
- He is teaching the rough-hewn and poor kids of London's East End, in a school that is considered a dead end for both students and teachers.
- Her rough-hewn charisma brought in a steady flow of revenue to fund the organizations she created, which were run by members of her immediate family.
- The authorities may well have objected to Rembrandt's characterization of the heroic ancestors of the Dutch as rough-hewn conspirators pledging a sword oath to their half-blind leader.
- The Dutch will just have to make do with rough-hewn success.
- Soderbergh uses three non-professionals, each with remarkable screen presence and roughhewn beauty, to enact an unlikely love triangle/sociological study.
- Part aristocrat and part rough-hewn soldier, Jackson represented a new kind of politics and a new conception of the presidency.
- We believe in the rough-hewn wisdom of this ancient woodsman.
- What the brawny actor lacks in emotive range, he more than makes up for with an appealing, roughhewn charisma.
- Yet it is exactly the rough-hewn side of politics that makes candidates worth watching.
- Still, I found it rough-hewn, lacking in nuance, plowing right through the music without a natural flow.
- At first appearances the book may seem rough-hewn.
- Any rough-hewn edges that may have beset a younger Daniel Johns have clearly been filed away, softening the blow.
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.