In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verbad libbed, ad libbing
intransitive verbad libbed, ad libbing
1improvisandothey played ad lib — tocaron improvisando
- We've been having some nice ad-lib musical jam sessions, thanks to numerous musicians and the international groups around us.
- Parts are also included in the set for E flat alto clarinet, B flat contrabass clarinet, and two flugelhorns, all of which are ad lib.
- The scoring for the original version of this work is flute and piccolo in D flat, 2 clarinets in E flat (2nd ad lib).
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.