In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He is an unassuming man, devoid of arrogance, a few years too old to be called a prodigy.
- From this side of the Channel, one can easily pour scorn on Gallic arrogance.
- The official media has stressed the culpability of the American side and the arrogance of its leaders.
- The audacity and arrogance of that move has not been lost on the people of New Zealand.
- Gone is the shameless arrogance and empire building of the previous incumbents.
- The arrogance that Dawkins displayed is perhaps the root of all the hostility we see against science.
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.