In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- We laid down our arms, we demobilised our soldiers and sent them home.
- Breaking up large elements of the army also raises the possibility that demobilized soldiers could affiliate with ethnic or tribal militias.
- He said the process of disarming, demobilizing and reintegrating ex-combatants is gaining ground, with the total number of militia fighters now halved to about 40,000 or 50,000.
- The military itself was almost totally demobilised during this period.
- The army was demobilised and without having lost a battle, the nation had lost the war.
- Third, there is also a potential continuing supply of mercenaries as regular soldiers are demobilized.
- When war ended, hordes of soldiers were demobilized and war industries slumped.
- The war being over, troops in the Mediterranean were expected to be sent home and demobilised.
- Full-time students withdraw from college when mobilized for 12 months but are notified to demobilize early.
- The plan originally called for 11,500 soldiers to be demobilized last year, 10,000 this year and another 10,000 in 2002.
- By 1948 over 8 million soldiers had been demobilized, yet labour still remained short.
- By the end of October, most of the mobilized reservists had been demobilized, but 9,428 still remained on active duty.
- The army of some 5.5 million soldiers was demobilized, and military installations destroyed.
- At war's end, most nonregular units were returned to their home state and demobilized.
- Politically, everyone wants to demobilize reserve soldiers as quickly as possible following a national emergency requiring their presence.
- We are using established programs in a more coordinated, focused way to secure civil-service health-care professionals to replace demobilizing reservists.
- Distinguished but disillusioned, Lawrence was demobilized as a lieutenant colonel in 1919.
- We're bringing people in to be disarmed, demobilized and rehabilitated to a program that will give them new values and give them new skills.
- He served with distinction, twice being decorated for bravery, before being seriously wounded in the head in 1915 and demobilized in 1916.
- Then, once agreement had been reached between the two countries, they would both demobilise their armies.
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.