In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Learn to feel weightless in the water by balancing your body in the water.
- The final year physics undergraduates plan to study the crystallisation of protein solutions in weightless conditions.
- The ship will not go fast enough to get into orbit, but the pilot will be weightless for three minutes.
- Once in space, astronauts must adapt to microgravity, a nearly weightless environment.
- Her body slowly felt weightless and she landed softly on her hands and knees.
- She felt light, weightless, as if she were lying on a thick layer of foam.
- So far little is known of how the female body is affected by weightless conditions.
- Water's buoyancy makes a swimmer feel weightless and reduces stress on joints in the spine, hips and knees.
- She felt strangely weightless and ready to drift off with the next breeze.
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.