In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Apparently one of the things we can do to improve the performance of our athletes is to invest heavily in bionics.
- A third promising avenue of research is the emerging field of bionics: In the last two years, 26 people in the U.S. and Europe have been outfitted with new prosthetic devices designed to restore their vision.
- But the next level of integration is bionics (bio-mechanics), in which the body talks to the machine, actually giving the artificial part its cue to function.
- He's got a degree in economics, maths, physics and bionics.
- Alex is a millionaire pursuing some revolutionary advances in the field of bionics (the movie is smart enough to laugh at the notion, citing the old Six Million Dollar Man).
- Fast-forward a mere three decades and bionics is a reality.
- However, I've never been keen on bionics and the idea of not being able to ‘take it off’ makes me feel a little uncomfortable.
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.