In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The chairwoman of our Politically Correct Monitoring Services was so outraged that she pelted Reginald with mince pies before storming out.
- Both the mayor and the chairwoman of the City Council have volunteered to be honorary co-chairs of the festivities.
- The forum chairwoman said: ‘I do hope Swindon people come along to talk to us, find out more about the work of the forum and raise any concerns they have with us.’
- The party has said it will sanction any councillors or party members opposing the chairwoman's directive.
- Once chairwoman of the National Women's Council, she lives in Castleknock in neighbouring Dublin West.
- Group chairwoman Jean Brown said: ‘As an amateur group we feel particularly honoured Rebecca Howard has become president.’
- Now things have taken their most dramatic twist yet, with the chairwoman of the parish council standing down, followed by five other councillors.
- But the Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt, a former chairwoman of the National Council for Civil Liberties, defended the Government's approach and said most people would be carrying a card within 10 years.
- However, the £20m allocation was criticised by former Council of the West chairwoman.
- The chairwoman will now become the mayor.
- Among her many roles she is the current chairwoman of trustees for Regenerate.com, a charity helping the community in Roehampton.
- The chairwoman of the magistrates, Maggie Bond, said: ‘There is an element of negligence within the organisation.’
- Both our chairwoman of governors, Brenda Watts, and myself are very proud.
- What you will find are chairmen and chairwomen.
- Its chairwoman, Lesley Batchelor, said: ‘The debate promises to be lively and thought-provoking.’
- Friends chairwoman Chandy Coverley said the award was ‘amazing’ recognition of both groups’ work over the last 10 years.
- Anne Parker, the chairwoman of the commission, said the numbers meeting the standards were increasing.
- The chairwoman of the Urban Partnership Group, Veryl Harriot, said the urban initiative had acted as a catalyst by bringing new businesses into Chapeltown and Harehills.
- But relatives' cries for the chief executive to stand down drowned the chairwoman's words.
- The deadline for applications to the new school has passed and 57 applications have been received but the Rev Ruth Cram, the chairwoman of the temporary school governors, said she would consider fresh applications sympathetically.
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.