In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- George Will notes the steadily increasing ranks of African-American Republicans holding significant elective and appointive office.
- And yet, its new Republican governor is perhaps the freest-thinking holder of high elective office in the entire nation.
- Collins, who had never held elective office, proved to be a better campaigner in 1996 than she had been in 1994.
- Swett battled for the full reform program: to make everything, even the mayoralty, an appointive rather than an elective office.
- Krugman is not a journalist by training, and he's never held appointive or elective office.
- A well-constituted court for the trial of impeachments is an object not more to be desired than difficult to be obtained in a government wholly elective.
- For it is an elementary proposition that if a vote is not cast for one of the two highest candidates it is completely shorn of its elective power.
- The sort of people who run for elective office just don't do that sort of thing.
- Due to this, we don't have an elective member to represent us.
- Further, through its political arm, the ATLU began successfully contesting the small number of seats in the legislature that were elective.
- After Michael's death in a ski accident at year's end, Joe decided to exit elective office altogether.
- Sinclair had never held elective office, though he had previously run for governor on the Socialist Party ticket.
- If we cannot elect men with sufficient education and honor even to try to be wise, we can number in a few score the years in which the elective power will remain ours.
- And so, for the first time in 12 years, he found himself out of elective office without a certain next step.
- Republican women hold forty-one state elective offices, and Democrats, forty-three.
- Under state statute, Daschle would no longer be eligible to hold elective office in South Dakota or represent it in Washington.
- Congress is Thune's first elective office, but he arrived on Capitol Hill in 1997 with experience in several jobs that gave him a solid grounding in federal, state and local government.
- They cower down and allow him to dictate the pace rather than being an elective body.
- When the government introduced an elective element into the Legislative Council in 1842, no bar was placed on the participation of ex-convicts.
- In giving the elective power to the states, the framers of the Constitution hoped to protect state independence.
- In addition, while Dole faced criticism that she had no prior elective experience, there was scant attention paid to the dearth of women in executive positions of power in the United States.
- At the same time, both men said they were the person to represent the majority-minority district and that ethnicity is not the only prerequisite for elective office.
- And that's the decision whether to stand for the nation's highest elective office or not.
- However Charles saw Exclusion of the rightful heir as changing the monarchy from a hereditary, divinely appointed institution into an elective, limited office that could soon give way to a new commonwealth.
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.