In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Lying, cheating, deception and duplicity only matter when you lose, for the winners rewrite history.
- I have been accused of perfidy, malingering, duplicity, charlatanism and forty other words that I don't know the meaning of.
- You have to admire the pretentious duplicity of these guys: they have elevated hypocrisy and lying to a new art form?
- We are-each and every one of us-a tangled mass of motives; hope and fear, faith and doubt, simplicity and duplicity, honesty and falsity, openness and guile.
- But hypocrisy, duplicity and deception are recognized skills of diplomacy.
- Although quickly buried by the media, they paint a graphic picture of fraud, duplicity and hypocrisy.
- They seem to have got some grim kick out out of their cunning, duplicity, guile and secrecy.
- I know I am running the risk of DC finding out, and then being accused of duplicity, but at the moment I don't think she'd understand my reasons or my purpose.
- He said the biggest obstacle to a Yes vote was the Government, whose track record of deceit, and duplicity had now been shamefully exposed.
- To promote and protect their interest, they used coercion, bribery and nepotism as state policy and created a culture of opportunism, deceit, duplicity, loot and plunder.
- His affability and lack of duplicity did not set him in good stead for his dealings with the sleazier side of 1980s politics.
- To say that this issue is too big for the people is to portray a myth, to portray a sham, to engage in an exercise in deceit, and to engage in an exercise in duplicity.
- After the war there was a Dutch parliamentary commission of investigation, but it discovered neither treachery nor duplicity.
- And then, in light of the company's history of serial duplicity and ham-fisted sponsoring subterfuge, they assume it must be rubbish.
- Meanwhile in the aftermath of the war, the evidence of deception and duplicity that we experienced before and during the war has continued at pace.
- Indulge at length your preoccupation with lying, bullying, malice, chicanery, duplicity and revenge.
- It raised fundamental policy questions and confirmed antiwar critics' charges of high-level deception and duplicity.
- It survives as a staple of film and television because it is highly photogenic, incorporating the undeniable dynamism of deceit and duplicity usually reserved for the spy story.
- There will be no more duplicity, crookedness, and desire for name, fame, and prestige.
- But given his deceit on foreign policy and duplicity on the nuclear issue, I think we have good reason to be suspicious.
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.