In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Quartz plates were cleaned abrasively and then soaked in a heated bath of sulfuric acid and chromic acid mixture for 15 to 20 min, followed by repeated washing with distilled H20 and ethanol.
- The musician in me won't let me tune out the abrasively bland songs coming out of the speaker above my head.
- His voice has an elemental beauty - abrasively sexy one minute and angelic the next - that seems both totally of its time and yet is transcendent enough to speak intimately to every individual's situation.
- In fact, Elmer Rice's 1923 expressionist satire seems abrasively modern in its attack on the dehumanising effect of industrial capitalism.
- In short the man is setting out to do what the leader of the Opposition is supposed to do - he will oppose as abrasively and effectively as he can.
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.