In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Oboes, electric organs, glockenspiels and sleigh bells decorate the material, and the musical touches make one pine for an all-instrumental version of the album.
- I have a cat and we have put a collar on him with a little sleigh bell that jingles when he moves so that we can tell where he is.
- Mr. Herman sits surrounded by 20 percussion instruments, including two timpani, vibraphones, glockenspiel, chimes, cymbals and sleigh bells.
- In the past, the band's predilection for exotic instrumentation would sometimes result in stray accordions or sleigh bells getting completely buried in an amorphous mash.
- The sound of sleigh bells abounds on this track, which is already firmly established as one of the traditional songs of the festive season.
- The group of sleigh bells hung above the door jingled merrily as Wendy and Samantha entered the general store.
- Listeners ought to hear the sleigh bells ring, see the vivid red of the velvet dress and smell the spicy potpourri steaming on the stove.
- I'd like to single out something in particular: not a specific song, but a sound - the sound of sleigh bells.
- Each year on Christmas Eve my parents would open my bedroom window and ask: ‘Can you hear the sleigh bells?’
- She simply points out that the Christmas most families celebrate now - the Christmas of Santa and sleigh bells, gifts and holly - has little to do with the Christian religion.
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.