In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in US)general de brigada feminine
- A wing, normally commanded by a brigadier general, is the Air Force's prime warfighting instrument.
- He was promoted to brigadier general in February 1865.
- He was a brigadier general, and he had been sent by Eighth Army Headquarters.
- As the lone brigadier general present, I was the last to respond.
- Now a brigadier general, Roosevelt performed with distinction, first in North Africa, then in Sicily.
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.