In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- ‘It is unpractical and unwise to exclude all St Lucians from enjoying this amenity,’ he added.
- She tried to climb up to the torn seat, not at ease, since she was wearing a white cotton knee-length skirt, topped with a sky blue tube top and a matching baby blue sheer cover-up and an adorable little white beret, unpractical indeed.
- Suggestions were made to paint double yellow lines on some streets, but this was dismissed as unpractical.
- Tunisian designer Soucha, who was one of the much - anticipated displayers, stunned attendees with ‘very unoriental, unpractical clothing’ as described by the audience surrounding the Weekly.
- Colonel John Rolt, defence force spokesperson, said the bi-weekly wages proved to be unpractical.
- Rossendale's Mayor, Coun Jimmy Eaton, has already slammed plans as unpractical.
- Of course, it all sounds a bit fanciful, perhaps even unbelievable, unpractical, but it wasn't as though I were of a brilliant mind and had a university-destined career.
- You are a more unpractical man than I am an unpractical woman, for you don't acknowledge what really exists.
- This made the direct simulation of the orientation pattern by standard procedures unpractical, especially as the C 3 axes were found to be not parallel to any of the unit cell axes.
- Considerable time has been spent in trying to find a solution and Mr Crane's suggestions about improving the access were seriously considered but thought to be unpractical.
- While coordinator Lin Kuo-ming said that the panel will seek participants without fixed stances on the issue in order to ensure an ‘objective’ approach, Ho said that such presumptions were naive and unpractical.
- He professes to be unpractical, yet is prone to complex diagrams to explain the inner workings of telecom circuits and market dynamics.
- They might work on paper but are completely unpractical in the field ’, he said.
- However, the approach you suggest, to hand out fines to abusers and discounts to those that reduce consumption, is unpractical, costly to implement and lacking in transparency.
- She had no interest in what she called the unpractical side of computation.
- Solutions that have been discussed in the past include recentering grades, which he admitted is unpractical, and including average class grades next to individual grades on student transcripts.
- Very unpractical but at least we managed to keep Tommy happy with pizza crust in the mean time. Next time I'll try McDonalds.
- I can truthfully say that this whole proposition appears to my mind as one of the most grotesque and unpractical that I have yet encountered.
- ‘This is undesirable and unpractical and raises serious questions over a farmer's right to live where he wants to,’ he said.
- Peake is described in the Dictionary of National Biography as ‘Tall, thin, dark, and haggard gentle, gracious, unworldly, and unpractical.
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.