In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Now, it's just words, torrents of them, stubbornly arrhythmic at times and other times too clinical to have any emotional impact.
- Somewhat infelicitous and arrhythmic on paper, the pledge is powerful when chanted out loud by thousands.
- Iverson's Cheney Pinata is a lopsidedly bouncy Latin piece, with the pianist splicing complex, arrhythmic lines into spaces they shouldn't fit.
- Meanwhile, the software applies various ‘error correction’ techniques to prevent an onslaught of arrhythmic noise, unless of course that's the goal.
- Thus his playing, metrical but superficial and arrhythmic, astounds not for its virtuosity, but for precisely the opposite: an ignorance of what rhythm is all about.
- The editing is arrhythmic - it somehow feels cut all wrong, like there's no breathing room.
- O'Brien's stodgy, arrhythmic prose never brings its subject to life.
- Featuring only Spencer Seim's erratically melodic guitar and Zach Hill's pummeling, rhythmically arrhythmic drums, Hella has enough energy to power a small town, or at least get a few folks convulsing in reaction.
- ‘Mäander’ is an incredible, multi-layered sound world of 4 or 5 layers of clarinets that is atonal, arrhythmic, ominous, and funereal.
- By the end of the piece, they are more apparent than they were at the start, since listeners take the arrhythmic nature of speech for granted.
- This fidgeting included absent-minded arhythmic key rattling, and moving repeatedly in his seat.
- All three tracks attract dramatic arhythmic percussion like filings round a magnet.
- We start our trek with some arrhythmic percussion.
- Failing to understand or convey anything of the philosophy behind the notes, his performance was consistently stiff, hard and frankly arrhythmic.
- They're not completely arrhythmic, the rhythms are just highly unconventional, often with different parts playing in different time signatures.
- His eyes were darting around frantically, his left leg bounced with a steady, arrhythmic, annoying rhythm and he was wringing his hands consistently.
- Even the most arrhythmic Luddite has to cheer up when suddenly confronted with the Dr Who theme.
- The note-taking during the reading of the Flusser book enabled me to overcome the travel sickness in the arrhythmic opening movement that is inevitable in an unfamiliar book.
- As Wilson sits, singing from a pair of lyric prompters, he gesticulates in an arrhythmic, unsettling fashion.
- Other songs branch off down these individual tributaries: ‘High on the Mountain of Love’ is an avalanche of sound; unwieldy and arrhythmic, the only thing certain about it is its persistent, all-encompassing forward momentum.
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.