In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1we didn't have many callers — Telecommunications no tuvimos / no hubo muchas llamadas
- she's a regular caller — viene a menudo
- the caller didn't leave her name — la persona que llamó no dejó su nombre
- That's the message from Surrey police after bogus callers stole hundreds of pounds from vulnerable victims in one day.
- From early on they became frequent callers, and we had many interesting discussions.
- Since its inception in Lismore 200 queries, by personal callers, telephone and letter, have been dealt with.
- The district council has set up recorded information so telephone callers can find out the state of play.
- In the initial contact with the potential client, brief details are taken and then an appointment is arranged for a claims manager to visit the caller.
- My secretary stopped answering my telephone because callers swore at her.
- An anonymous caller telephoned the Evening Press, claiming the library was ‘under siege’ by teenage thugs.
- He was a frequent caller to us and we enjoyed many lengthy chats.
- Switches are devices used to route telephone calls from callers to receivers.
- Wallace put it back to his caller that if you visited a casino, his analogy was that you could bet on the red or the black in roulette and if you call correctly you get to look like a genius.
- Paddy is a frequent caller to his friends in Galway when he is there on business.
- The only caller who paid visits with regularity was Eaton Foster, though he did not come of his own accord.
- They had traced the caller's telephone number and were trying to identify the property involved, but Sally had by that time made contact on another number.
- The pack has been published in large print and offers advice for householders when receiving a visit from a caller claiming to represent the company.
- Police in Southend are warning residents to beware of bogus callers who visit the area as summer approaches.
- The array of brief conversations with callers reinforces the frantic shifting of thoughts from one conversation to another.
- The equipment is so sophisticated it can even pinpoint some of the hundreds of hoax callers who plague police every year.
- She loved to visit the neighbours and friends around her home place in Mayo Abbey and was a frequent caller to Gowel.
- Hundreds of callers have been supporting the very close-knit family at their home in Cashel.
- Adding to his grief and pain was the number of frequent callers who wished to visit the famed author.
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.