In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Morrison was the archetypal 1960s rock star whose tousled good looks and raucous stage show combined with his band's mix of electronic blues and psychedelic sounds to give them a string of international hits.
- Tango Siempre can do passion, drama, melancholy beauty and sentimentality, and their approach is more like that of a classical ensemble than an archetypal world-music outfit.
- Long before case research was a popular method of academic effort, he spent time studying how the then archetypal multi-divisional corporation, General Motors of the US worked.
- Newer ones, like the one in Watchet, are built of bricks and mortar but the archetypal model is the ubiquitous wooden structure.
- Dotted with tiny fishing villages, it is the archetypal Caribbean paradise, with glistening white beaches that go on forever and emerald green waters where local fishermen haul in the most exotic array of fish.
- When posing for photographs behind a standard issue university pine desk, he automatically assumes the archetypal newsreader pose - leant slightly forward with hands clasped in front of him.
- He's the archetypal Edinburgh financier; modest, quietly-spoken but self - confident in the knowledge that he has over many years become one of the most respected pillars of the capital's success.
- He called a spade a spade and in many ways was an archetypal Yorkshireman - blunt and straight to the point.
- Although built some quarter of a century after Handel had ceased his operatic activities in London, Drottningholm theatre retains most of the archetypal features of the London opera houses where Handel premiered his masterpieces.
- In the popular mind the Gunpowder Plot, with its dramatic aim of blowing up the Houses of Parliament, has become the archetypal anti-state conspiracy and its main executor the personification of treachery.
- He wrote: ‘The great archetypal activities of human society are all permeated with play from the start.’
- Here was Dodgson's archetypal beggar child, as modelled by Alice Liddell, who was six years old.
- An archetypal Southern California figure, Bob Keane's fascinating career in music extends over 60 years from the '30s to the present.
- With her grey hair pulled into a Quaker-style bun and her lack of personal vanity she seems the archetypal wise woman, but photographs of her in her prime depict a beauty.
- There are stories based on historical fact, classic works of fiction which are so archetypal in their plots that they seem to defy reality.
- Palmer was an archetypal English visionary landscapist, and his paintings, drawings and etchings of moonlit wheatfields and flocks of sheep influenced later artists, among them Graham Sutherland and Lucian Freud.
- Elm used to be the archetypal English wood until Dutch Elm disease took its toll in the 1970s.
- Bunyan's archetypal characters are dramatically illustrated through fifty masterful watercolor portraits by Barry Moser.
- An awesome book - what Robinson is particularly good at is figuring out how Chaplin pieced together out of accident, inspiration and music hall stunt, what turned into complex, archetypal early film narrative.
- My biographical dictionary describes Virginia Woolf as ‘the archetypal modernist‘.
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.