In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Christmas music ranges from the sublime to the stickiest schmaltz.
- The two lead actors acquit themselves admirably in their roles, rescuing the film from descending into schmaltz.
- We wrote about three songs that were pretty schmaltz, the sort of thing that sounds like what happens when two people get together and want to write a song for someone else.
- And that's just sentimental schmaltz and keeps sort of slowing down the movie, when you want to see this crisp, involving action story.
- There is a shift among the electorate to get rid of the sleaze, spin and schmaltz and to replace it with vision, trust and integrity, she claimed.
- It can make you laugh without anyone falling over, and it can make you cry without resorting to laid-on-with-a-trowel schmaltz.
- I just get a little angry that Hanukkah doesn't have all that schmaltz.
- But the fact is that by the last episode they'd resorted to cheap schmaltz.
- But even when these songs have heart-rending subject matter, there's usually something uplifting near the surface, delivered without schmaltz or gushing sentimentality.
- The first violin, viola, and cello played the Viennesse chamber music section with warmth and stylish schmaltz.
- He gets a job crooning schmaltz in California nightclubs.
- I barely get over one season of schmaltz, before I'm faced with another.
- There's no denying how frustrating staid, riskless costume dramas can be, where substance is replaced with big budgets, fancy costumes and schmaltz.
- Unfortunately it succumbs to its meaner instincts in the second half, indulging in romantic schmaltz with the occasional inspired comic riff.
- Whether or not you find it heavenly, though, depends on your appetite for overly orchestrated synthesized schmaltz.
- This movie could so easily have descended into schmaltz and saccharine yet instead it is by turns dark, comedic, violent, enlightening, frighteningly real and ceaselessly inspiring and surprising.
- First, it is not concerned with contemporary folk music, but a rather dubious brand of acoustic schmaltz that was popular back in the early 1960s.
- The film then wavers between two principal downfalls: the misguided need for schmaltz and cheap laffs.
- If you're bored with Hollywood blockbusters and want a change from feel-good schmaltz, then I'd recommend this twisted family fairy tale.
- It's schmaltz, and infuriating schmaltz at that.
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.