In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(character/response) irreflexivoone brief, unreflecting moment — un breve momento de irreflexión
- A nation must be a nation, not a random collection of not always compatible tribes - but crude and unreflecting racism had had its day.
- Yet to the unreflecting eye they can appear as isolationist, self-serving and even criminal.
- The unreflecting person clumps about on the earth's surface, but if she needs to know more about who she is and where she came from, she must dig down.
- The book is not simply a throw-back to a pre-post structuralist Marxist humanism or an unreflecting Whig history however.
- The text does not independently have effects on readers or compel them to act in particular ways, as if they were passive and unreflecting objects.
- Their training, he said, ‘renders them very hostile to the revolutionary spirit and the unreflecting passions of the multitude.’
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.