In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(troops) emerger(stream/road) desembocar
- The ramped pedestrian street which links the classrooms debouches into a public square.
- It was as one crossed the frontier, debouching from the Khyber Pass, that one saw evidence of an altogether different lifestyle and the corruption that accompanies it.
- It stood almost on the bank of the river, where there was a bridge likewise called ‘Trionfale’ that debouched almost at the gate, the remains of which can be seen today in the middle of the Tiber.
- For 80 years the statue, erected after the first world war, has, with magnificent hauteur, turned his behind on the traffic that boils up where London's Park Lane debouches into Piccadilly and Knightsbridge.
- In 1830 Lander solved the vexed question of where the Niger debouched into the sea.
- Bangladesh, one of the most populous spots on earth, is virtually the delta of the Brahmaputra and Ganga river systems, where numerous streams and rivers debouch to the Bay of Bengal.
- To the Pasadena, California-based management team, this set of channels debouching into the ocean-like dark lowlands were reminiscent of the Los Angeles River's terminus at Long Beach, California.
- IT WAS NO PLACE to build a city, among the islands and mosquito-ridden marshes where the River Neva debouches into the Gulf of Finland.
- Sediment-laden streams carve deep, steep-sided valleys which, where they debouch into adjacent lowlands, produce alluvial fans.
- When at last we debouched on the quayside below San Marco, Elizabeth turned to me with an air of satisfaction.
- The Nemesis poked her way ahead through the mud-banks and found a route for the warships, which debouched into the main channel only five miles from the city.
- The Vaal rises in the central heart of South Africa and debouches many hundreds of miles later into the Atlantic Ocean.
- Two months earlier my journey had begun at Hardwar, the gateway to the Himalayas, where the Ganges debouches into the plains.
- The case concerned a public footpath running between two cottages before debouching onto a main road.
- Water on the ground in Mr. Marcic's front garden is collected from the patio through metal grilles overlying gullies which run beside the house and debouch into his foul drainage.
- Spiralling down out of the mountains, we debouched out of a river valley and saw the great fortress rock rising sheer and white out of the ocean.
- Secondly, we say that the body of water must eventually debouch into the sea.
- This fault system was the main conduit (at the current level of exposure) for upward moving hydrothermal fluids that debouched at the surface as hot springs and from which the cherts were precipitated.
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.