In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- These creatures were direct descendants of the great dinosaurs of the long past Mesozoic Aeon.
- In any case, in earlier aeons, background radiation levels were much greater than today.
- Finally, after what seemed like aeons, they reached what Lia presumed was their destination.
- Audiences have been waiting aeons for a good sci-fi flick.
- So in summary, my invention will bring 20 years of happiness followed by aeons of fear and destruction.
- Just after that, she started going out with a mutual friend of ours, who I'd dated aeons ago and was still friendly with.
- The record has been much deformed, reconstituted, and obliterated during the subsequent Proterozoic and Phanerozoic eons.
- It is ages and aeons since I have been to the Hills.
- In the 21st century, the 1930s seem to be aeons away.
- I'll spend aeons staring at bottles of expensive shampoo humming ‘Maybe this time’.
- Long-term solutions to the problems affecting them would have been enacted aeons ago.
- The rocks dated back into the Archean eon, before 2.5 billion years ago.
- With many DVD's, this feature cannot be fast-forwarded so we have to suffer in silence for what seems aeons.
- Tradition, in fact, takes back the antiquity of the temple, not by centuries, but by aeons.
- It's been the stock question of doting aunties for aeons.
- That person, born aeons ago, unknowingly began a multibillion-dollar industry that focuses on treating illness.
- The authorities here have finally done something they should have done aeons ago.
- The world has been living with contrasts, for aeons.
- It has been known for aeons of time that security resides within oneself - it cannot be bought.
- After what seemed like aeons, she finally reached the stairs.
- The Proterozoic aeon (2,500-540 million years ago) saw episodic increases in atmospheric oxygen content.
- Oh, that's aeons away, almost in the realm of incredible.
- Ages and aeons ago, when I was in high school, I took a word processing course to fill a credit.
- It is being together, without seeing each other for aeons.
- The effects of UV on microorganisms growing under conditions prevalent during the early Precambrian Aeon are examined.
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.