In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Again, Bruckner advances his tonal phrases upwards, an Austrian trait that delights the senses with rumbustious feelings.
- He encouraged us to read a great deal, too, especially the great rumbustious nineteenth-century French novels, for my father's temperament is for the romantic, the extravagant, the wild and poetic and beautiful.
- Slim, bald, and carefully courteous, he is the most understated Glaswegian you could meet, palpably different from the aggressively rumbustious salesmen that used to dominate the arms industry.
- Many rumbustious celebrations were held on this occasion!
- The best songs here follow their previous blueprint: rollicking, rumbustious blues-banjo riots.
- There are rumbustious animal fights and wrestling matches, and Holi is celebrated on horseback, on elephant back, on foot, in a whirl of shifting colours.
- The good humour was infectious and the rumbustious crowd of students, boiler-makers, steelworkers, auto-workers and other union members stamped their approval.
- There is a constant feeling of suppressed impatience from him, although every so often he breaks into a wheezy, rumbustious, infectious laugh.
- The large crowds at race courses and football matches, rumbustious but not often posing a real problem of public order, reflected a disciplined and orderly workforce.
- Lord Hailsham was one of the most rumbustious politicians of his age.
- Navy towns, as McKee reports, are no longer so rumbustious.
- Everybody knows that the politician has a rumbustious temperament, I think journalists know that more than most.
- The first half of the concert moved from 16th century recorder music, through Mozart, vocal chamber music, on to rumbustious wind sea shanties and then a lively string quintet.
- While King Henry IV attempts to unite the warring factions making up his kingdom, his son Prince Hal prefers the rumbustious company of Sir John Falstaff.
- Stravinsky originally conceived of the ballet as a modernist work - a rumbustious Joycean collage depicting a Russian village wedding.
- Nothing in the work is more engaging than the start of the finale, where rumbustious high spirits reform into an infectious polacca.
- The atmosphere that prevailed was redolent of a Gainsborough studio set for a rumbustious period drama.
- The rumbustious humor, gleefully mixing sex, scatology and food, resembles Fellini at his most burlesque, while the hints of the surreal and the supernatural recall South American magic realism.
- The rarely heard Loeffler work is a gem of beauty with a characteristically expansive opening and a rumbustious Russian dance as a Finale.
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.
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