In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It wasn't just that she, in a perfectly nice and unaggressive way, didn't seem to get that it might be a problem.
- When they did move, they seemed unhurried, graceful and unaggressive.
- The representation of Leonello's long skull, resolute but unaggressive chin and flat, perhaps broken, nose is more incisive than in the moulded portrait medallion Pisanello copied from it.
- All kinds of things might happen here, I suppose: till the weekend there were the SAS sheep, and even now there is Miss Dog; she is notably unaggressive, but there's a limit to the amount of slime and saliva anyone can stand.
- It was primarily his French ambitions which made King Henry relatively unaggressive in Britain.
- A foreboding low guitar riff and complete silence back the singer's obscure musings in equal measure, creating an intimidating atmosphere; almost threatening, but in a strangely unaggressive way.
- It will not work to teach kids to be unaggressive because we do not have a society dominated by Quakers and pacifists.
- But the rather unaggressive ant above, in Bako National Park in the Malaysian state of Sarawak, on the island of Borneo, feeds rather than fights.
- I was also pleasantly surprised by how effective yet unaggressive the molded-in frame texturing was.
- In the past, research indicated that females were most often expected to use instrumentally unaggressive strategies; deviating from such strategies resulted in a negative expectancy violation, and thus less chance of compliance.
- Other than that, he was very unaggressive and silent.
- His list of virtues is a remarkably unaggressive, uncompetitive, one might almost say womanly list.
- This little package of dense black fur is fearless but unaggressive, happy to please but not a pushover, a tad stubborn but a complete lovebug.
- He despised the ‘soft, unaggressive music (and non-threatening images) ‘of artists like Michael Jackson or Luther Vandross.’
- But now Amanda was sick of being the sweet and unaggressive one all the time.
- The Canadian brand of hero is ‘flawed, ordinary, unaggressive, committed to truth and justice, but rather plodding in his pursuit of it…‘
- However he had proven to be one of the most unaggressive canines to ever walk the earth.
- On both occasions the monk took a firm but unaggressive stance and spoke calmly to the animal, which crashed off into the underbrush.
- All through February, the talk has been that teams - even those with copious amounts of cap space - will be unaggressive in the market.
- Being unaggressive, they also spend their lives quietly under the care of many Bulgarians who love animals.
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.