In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- They're everywhere on the West Bank, or so it seemed, recognizable for their unvarying, unadorned, uninspired architecture.
- An unvarying coat of green stretches 20 miles inland, then vanishes under a low curtain of mist.
- A likelier explanation is that people whose diet is rather bland and unvarying crave something to pep it up, and chillies provide flavour and excitement at low cost.
- Somehow, the constant, unvarying motion was reassuring, and before long Kat's eyes closed for the night, her hand still clasped in his.
- It's the energy of these shows, the ones that are on every night at 7pm, that exerts a powerful control over us - flat, unvarying and constant.
- Schopenhauer was a deeply conservative social recluse, whose life was dominated by compulsive behaviour: he followed an unvarying daily routine for nearly 30 years.
- However, it is the principle of equal treatment under law without regard to race that for one hundred and twenty-five years constituted the unvarying goal of antislavery crusaders and civil rights advocates.
- Lastly, there has to be some recognition that the ‘laws of nature’ are unvarying and not subject to the whims and fancies of the gods or of other supernatural entities.
- According to the unvarying schedule of my life, the first weekend in May means I'm the master of ceremonies for the Minnesota Youth Symphonies concert at Orchestra Hall.
- They act as they do, not because they are bound to follow unvarying rules but because they have beliefs, values, interests, and intentions.
- Each issue of the magazine consisted of eight pages and was published weekly with an unvarying mixture of articles of local interest, together with extracts from published literary works.
- The stores were standardized, with strict quality control and unvarying design.
- It has, over time, become a plant with unvarying genetic sameness.
- It goes beyond the fact that ‘fighting crime’ principally means beating up faceless gangs of men, clad in an unvarying uniform of black pants, sweaters and hats, who are assaulting innocent people in the street for no apparent reason.
- What should be far more important is the debate over the implementation of the strategy that is forced upon us by our broadly unvarying geographic, economic and political circumstances.
- As it happens, the universe has its own constants, in the form of unvarying quantities that endlessly reappear ill nature and in mathematics, and whose exact numerical values are of signal importance to the pursuit of science.
- They wore an unvarying uniform of jeans and T-shirts.
- The programme's structure was unvarying, but the design itself was brilliantly conceived.
- The impact of the work is enhanced by its unvarying cogency spiced with wit.
- On one side is cheapness, unvarying reliability and cosmetic beauty, on the other, integrity of production, seasonality and low ‘food miles’ to the user.
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.