In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1colcha de patchwork femininecolcha de retazos femininecentón masculinea crazy quilt of fields — un mosaico de campos
- The masked areas form a crazy quilt of tan and blue lines - the colors of the two varieties of tape we use - and brown paper, used here and there to cover the white areas we have already prepared.
- The land between Laramie and Cheyenne, Wyoming, offers a crazy quilt of textures and colors.
- Many take advantage of a crazy quilt of regulations that often allows them to skirt legal oversight.
- The big challenge is to come up with a program that stitches together today's crazy quilt of storage systems.
- It's a crazy quilt of architecture built up over centuries with different styles at different moments.
- The pattern of voting equipment usage across the United States is a demographic crazy quilt.
- The tiny squares change from red to green, depending on whether each stock is down or up, creating a crazy quilt of winners and losers.
- This is not a linear, academic study but a living, breathing crazy quilt.
- District managers, however, are faced with a crazy quilt of funding streams for purposes that match the district's strategic priorities only by happenstance, if at all.
- It is a philosophical crazy quilt made from the sheets of our ‘wrecked romance with God.’
- America here is presented as a play of reflections, its image a crazy quilt of the accumulated slights, projections and unrealizable longings of those outside its borders.
- Still, the film is a startling document for its time, and in its crazy quilt of themes could be screened credibly in a festival of avant-garde films.
- They soon may be decorated with the crazy quilt of sponsors' logos that transforms racecar drivers into billboards.
- It is hamstrung by a crazy quilt patchwork of warring state commissions, sanctioning bodies, and dubious fight contracts.
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.