In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(pressing)(case/letter/matter) urgenteit's in urgent need of repair — hay que repararlo urgentemente
- he's in urgent need of surgery — requiere una inmediata intervención quirúrgica
- Now, with the arrival of the East London Line extension set for 2010, it feels change is more urgent than ever.
- Further attacks remain a real possibility, so action to protect our citizens is urgent.
- With half of India set to live in cities by 2020, he says the need to engage urban voters is urgent.
- The challenge is to balance the planned work on my caseload with the urgent matters that need attention.
- The pressure for change is urgent, however, and only politics can span the gap.
- The approach of the Himalayan winter is making a desperate situation even more urgent.
- Our challenges in health care and nursing continue to be more immediate and urgent.
- Mr. Wright concluded that there was nothing urgent requiring immediate attention.
- The meeting is urgent because the 56 days that members have to oppose plans are up on April 30.
- The Commissioner said the changes were urgent and had to be made now, not in four years time.
- If the situation seemed urgent, the receptionist would notify the police or emergency centre.
- These are the urgent issues that need attention, with special reference also to gender.
- They have worked in dreadful conditions for years and this is a very urgent situation.
- It is urgent that immediate action is taken to protect the graves.
- The question of professional refereeing is an urgent issue that needs immediate attention.
- Fundamental changes are urgent if we are to avoid the collision our present course will bring about.
- This is an urgent debate, and we have to start looking at fundamental flaws in the system.
- Building an independent, rank and file network across the unions becomes all the more urgent in this situation.
- Scott says that the reasons which were mooted two years ago for the merger remain the same today, only now they're more urgent.
- There is an urgent debate to be had: how does counter-consumerism maintain the rage?
2(insistent)(plea/tone) apremiante(knock) insistente
- The tone of your letter can be folksy and conversational or urgent and earnest.
- He was urgent, almost angry, in his passion and the whole thing left me feeling unfulfilled.
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.