In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- This is tricky on a rainy December afternoon but eminently possible at every hour of the day throughout August.
- The experience offered here is a warm one, earthy and pleasurable, and eminently watchable.
- That suddenly makes the cost of repairing our fine Victorian building seem eminently reasonable.
- The result is an eminently readable account that captures the spirit of those heady days.
- Rule four makes it sound eminently sensible, especially as it is voluntary.
- I am unwilling to be completely convinced by something which seems so eminently illogical.
- All of which are eminently curable with current methods and medicines.
- Everything about this car is classic, yet it remains eminently affordable.
- The German architect and environmental expert is eminently qualified to speak on the problem.
- The only drawback to this eminently plausible case is that there is not a scrap of evidence for it.
- Workplace health and safety is an eminently worthy topic, but not one that many people bother to follow closely.
- We fail to plan for the worst and then act shocked when eminently predictable crises occur.
- The result was two highly original and eminently durable clown characters.
- Despite these shortcomings, this is an interesting and eminently readable textbook.
- Your level of participation is up to you and scheduling is eminently flexible.
- But our coverage of previous fundraising campaigns shows the target is eminently achievable.
- Scott is eminently watchable, playing a convincing rogue with gusto.
- That is why the most entertaining concerts during the season were also eminently forgettable.
- It was a calamitous mistake, not least because it was eminently avoidable.
- My circumstances, while eminently enjoyable, are not helping my state of mind.
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.