In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There isn't anymore an exclusively biddable media converting press releases into what people imagined was news.
- Their homes and offices were bugged to give the United States notice of whether they were biddable.
- Louse is potentially biddable and a successful outcome needs the cooperation of all the adults with Louise's interests as the sole focus.
- The girls were very biddable then, they'd do what they were told and what their mother and father would tell them.
- I suppose it's just that cats are less biddable.
- In the days of the former administration, the backbenches and the party were so docile and biddable that they would do anything to support their leader.
- One horse is biddable and can learn to obey commands, but the other is both deaf and violent, and so can be controlled only by force.
- It is a new type of radio persona: softer, less brash and more biddable.
- A less biddable group would be difficult to imagine.
- The payoff for giving the German shorthaired pointer the exercise and training it requires is a stalwart companion - alert, biddable and very loyal.
- Shepherds look for exceptional athletic ability, a biddable nature, and superior livestock sense.
- They were looking for someone upright, biddable, intelligent, presentable.
- You were, generally, biddable on immigration, and tough on intolerance.
- What's never questioned here, though it might have been, is the biddable character of Ishmael.
- She did seem honest on the matters my partner and I raised (my partner proving a much more sophisticated and less biddable interrogator than me).
- You've had border collies… are you saying that you want a dog that's high-drive, smart, biddable, etc, but just less so than a border?
- Was the heavier, unhappier Sophie more biddable, I wonder?
- Joe is a strong biddable dog with confident power and a great disposition,his pedigree has great depth which explains why so many of his offspring are now competing successfully.
- The empire's administrators liked their maharajahs to be foreign in attire and biddable in all things.
- She was still in shock, I thought, biddable, easy to direct.
- Suits are biddable when you hold a length of four cards headed by at least one honour card or you hold five or more cards.
- Overcalls can be made with 8 to 12 points and a biddable suit, perhaps closer to 12 points at the two level, and, if nothing else, calls for the best opening lead.
- A four card holding is the normal minimum suit length for a biddable suit at Bridge.
- When a hand contains more than one biddable suit, look ahead to the rebid.
- If you only have one biddable suit (5+ card), you should rebid that suit.
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.