In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Schwarzenegger responded by immediately disassociating himself from Buffett's remarks, declaring his wholehearted support for Proposition 13.
- Martin is understandably touchy about the negative vibe around Freshmart; a few months ago, Danny posted a sign outside Zimmerman's Discount, disassociating his store from Martin's.
- In the last seven days we have received numerous telephone calls, letters and e-mails from representatives and members of the 41 organisations on the list, disassociating themselves with the PEGG initiative.
- Yesterday the club's chairman Robin Smith sent a letter to Mr Caborn asking him to make a statement to the House of Commons publicly disassociating himself from Terry Rooney's remarks there on October 21.
- Thinking locally - personally - prevents us from disassociating ourselves from these potentially distantiating theories of space.
- It is quite staggering that such a letter should come from a Labour MP, albeit one trying to protect his majority, by disassociating himself from Tony Blair and the Government.
- Cllr Aird: ‘I'm disassociating myself from the proposal of my two colleagues.’
- In Kirsty Gunn's second novel, Featherstone, we find ourselves confusingly but fittingly connected with characters disassociating themselves with creeping abandon.
- The follower identifies with the success of the teams or disassociates with its failure, therefore during the game there is no shortage of advice for both player and coach.
- The club completely disassociates itself from stories in the press implying that there was any financial impropriety on David's part concerning his dealings on behalf of the club.
- Distressed by this deliberate distortion of the facts, I promptly wrote the Association disassociating myself from the entire venture, and refuting any suggestion that I had undercut Mr Leon's price.
- He explained that they had nothing to do with it as they are only contracted to look after the door and are not employees; in short, completely disassociating themselves from the restaurant's actions.
- Every once in a while, anchors and correspondents - as though disassociating from their own roles - paused to marvel at how the sniping story was deflecting public attention from the stretch drive of the 2002 campaign.
- The update is also said to include a new, streamlined file-distribution method that disassociates transfers from specific users.
- On reflection, I should have been more clear in disassociating myself from anti-Catholic sentiments and racial prejudice.
- Oldham goes a few steps further and almost disassociates himself from his music.
- If I were Costello, I'd become the invisible man between now and the election, and continue to keep a low profile until Howard retired, so I could have some chance of credibly disassociating myself from his policies.
- I hope she will now send out letters defending the honor of U.S. soldiers and disassociating herself from the behavior of the students involved in the current controversy.
- He adds: ‘I want to make it absolutely clear that the Scottish Executive disassociates itself from the negative language that's been used to describe refugees.’
- He regrets the tone of the article and disassociates himself from it.
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.