In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bide awhile — detente un momento
- Over clear pools, that solitude must bide, await your sowing like a holy bride, to cast off widowhood when you draw near.
- Emmy bided patiently, not discerning the point.
- If you know Hawthorne's story, it's an intriguing detail, a fascinating invitation to bide awhile and think.
- You'd be wiser to bide aboard while I have a word with a tailor I know.
- Not yet - hold, bide, don't go to sleep on the possibilities here.
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.