In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- ‘Our power is wielded by weaklings and cowards, and our honour is false in all its points’.
- Yet I cannot believe that he is a moral coward by nature.
- All the others, even those who resembled ourselves, were cowards and hypocrites.
- To try to pretend he's not what he is: a poor, stinking, whimpering coward.
- What about the possibility that we somehow have raised a generation of moral cowards?
- Hamlet says, this is what makes cowards of us all.
- Oh, and by the way, you're a gutless, treasonous coward.
- You're one of those men who like to make cowards think you're tough and dangerous.
- He resigns his commission and is branded a coward.
- By demonstrating their courage, they have shown you for the cowards you are.
- Anonymous sources generally are cowards, who often tell more than they know.
- Were one half of mankind brave and one half cowards, the brave would be always beating the cowards.
- They were barely able to drag themselves back to camp like the pathetic weaklings and cowards they are.
- The great thing about academics is that they are typically spineless cowards who really do respond to sufficient pressure.
- In the end this aids only those who are served by public uncertainty - the cowards and the ruthless.
- And in the end, he himself was revealed to be a miserable coward.
- Due to my not being enraged or scared of these cowards, there was no fear, and I believe they sensed that.
- Better to die of frostbite in that group of young guns than be branded a coward.
- I am nothing but a coward who is too afraid to cruise the sea.
- But, when officers confronted Parker, he proved to be a craven coward who literally pulsed with guilt.
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.