In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Surely, no flame of piety, idealism, or self-sacrifice could burn in the cold hearts of its citizens.
- Increasingly, these seem the desperate words of self-surrender and self-sacrifice.
- His self-sacrifice and idealism are also in stark contrast to the corruption and cynicism evident in modern Ireland.
- He almost undoubtedly saved his wife's life, but the price he paid for this act of bravery and self-sacrifice was horrific.
- We seem to be confronted in these films by the masochistic pleasure women take in their own self-sacrifice or renunciation.
- It is about dedication and self-sacrifice to the ideal of national freedom.
- The idea upon which the whole show was built - self-sacrifice for a higher, artistic ideal - had got lost along the way.
- Dogs are not noted for their understanding of abstract concepts, and so do not manifest altruism or self-sacrifice in any meaningful sense.
- Nevertheless, they concede that self-sacrifice must continue to play a role within this ethic of mutuality.
- If that smacks of the antiquated language of retired generals, call it altruism and self-sacrifice.
- I count some of these amongst my closest friends - people whose self-sacrifice and unselfish love of truth would do credit to any man.
- Try to break your pattern of self-sacrifice and self-sabotage, and stay on the road to good health.
- A true team has three primary components: unity of purpose, trust and self-sacrifice.
- They also stress that self-sacrifice should be motivated by the fight, not to escape personal problems.
- Certainly their self-sacrifice is worthy of considerable praise.
- In 1900 the person who displayed altruism and self-sacrifice would simply have been regarded as ‘good’.
- All it's done is remind me that when self-sacrifice is held up as a moral ideal, whatever you give will never be enough.
- Through self-sacrifice we must show people that service of the public is a life-building motivation.
- I believe they imparted a bottom-line idea of morality derived from self-sacrifice, respect and immutable values.
- The market economy invests heavily in and rewards individualism, not self-sacrifice and altruism, the lifeblood of the family.
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.