In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- As he is toothless he is seeking approval for a soft food diet but the medical unit have told him that he has to schedule a test, which may take months, to prove that he has no teeth.
- I saw him play more than once at Central Park in New York, his toothless mouth soulfully lisping his unique and beautiful song style.
- An almost toothless grin was plastered on his tan wrinkled face.
- Three little girls ran to the door grinning toothless grins.
- There were three people ahead of me on line, and one old toothless guy who got on line behind me and immediately pulled out a container of yogurt and began eating.
- Better buy a shotgun - I wouldn't count on the toothless old mutt.
- Six-month-old toothless Adi grins trustingly at the world.
- His eternally friendly toothless grin is accentuated by wire-framed goggles, and his short-cropped head is uncovered.
- A grungy man with an evil, nearly toothless grin crouched behind it.
- And his cauliflower ears, toothless grin and boneless nose are testimony to his unrelenting quest for simulated perfection.
- The man who spoke, who called himself Jim, looked in his early 20's - late teens with a toothless grin and a black beanie.
- A beer and a cigarette from a smirking, toothless porter ease the immediate pain, while jibes from my travelling companions put my huffs and puffs into perspective.
- It was a toothless old man who was chuckling loudly, withdrawing his hand - which only bore three fingers - and laying it on his sheathed sword.
- When the old, toothless man in the parking lot approaches me with outstretched hands and asks for a dime or a cigarette or snack, I look into his eyes.
- The reason to do it now is preventive to try and avoid a toothless old age for her.
- Middle-aged people, already in a state of despair about the fecklessness of the young, will find the activities of the grey and toothless equally distressing.
- So 300 years ago if I hadn't died of infection I'd be toothless by now.
- Griffin is 32 and toothless and bone thin with wild dark eyes and a dark beard and fine, long black hair that he combs with fastidious care.
- And then the tire guy - a toothless old vet - goes off, and this is what it sounded like.
- If you see any withered, toothless, gimpy old men it gives you a good sign to run.] Or is that too graphics intensive at this time?
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.