In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to throw a wobbler — armar un escándalo
- he threw a wobbler — armó un escándalo
- Throwing a wobbler and bolting for the surface is not the correct way to end a dive.
- Which is often, in our experience, where Theo throws a wobbler.
- A quarter of schoolchildren throw a wobbler every day.
- It throws the odd wobbler, going nuts for no apparent reason and throwing everything out the window.
- ‘Gerard got into one of his usual panics,’ he said, ‘threw a complete wobbler and managed to upset her in the process.’
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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.