In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Biodiversity has become a new catchword for farmers with its promise of healthier ecosystems.
- With ‘prevention better than cure’ becoming the catchword in the case of heart ailments as with other illnesses, tailor-made preventive heart check-ups have become the in-thing.
- ‘Culture’ has become a modern catchword for studies of identity, and has replaced terms like ‘ethnicity’ and ‘race.’
- The catchword these days is ‘Waste management’.
- ‘Be aggressive’, seems to be the catchword in the marketing and promotion of a film these days.
- ‘Accountability’ is a very popular catchword within health services fields.
- That's the latest catchword being echoed among the builders' community in the State.
- The word ‘Christian’ must be more than a catchword or cliché saying!
- Why is community development now a catchword among resource companies in Indonesia, and yet is so little understood by international corporate management?
- Military slang reflects views on rank, arm of service, race, gender, and hostility, and, through the use of acronyms and catchwords, marks soldiers from civilians and helps distinguish insiders from outsiders.
- Globalisation has become the catchword of the age; but the debate about it has been sunk in confusion.
- The catchword was Black Power, but it was really black culture.
- Instead the catchwords are competition and customers.
- If contextualization was a catchword in theological circles of the 1970s, globalization became a new emphasis in the 1980s.
- ‘Digital’ has morphed into a catchword for all that's hip and online, it seems.
- Terms like ‘professional’, ‘difference’, etc. are the catchwords.
- The catchword of the new era is market opening - lowering of barriers to trade, abolition of restraints on the movement of capital, the privatization of enterprises the government previously deigned to run.
- He is keen to stress the astonishing flavour that can be captured in a preserving jar, together with a sense of time and place, of ‘seasonality’, which is the latest catchword to hijack the nation's kitchens.
- But these kinds of puritanical, knee-jerk catchwords are too easy, and they obscure a more complicated truth.
- But for me there was by 1938 a matching awareness that neither jobs nor peace were won by slogans or by catchwords.
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.