In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1enigma masculineshe's an enigma to me — para mí, es un enigma
- In the first half of the novel, Kilroy creates the enigma, which she proceeds to unravel in the second half.
- What is left is the puzzle and the enigma that we need to figure out.
- One critic has said the film is: an enigma, as difficult to like as it is to dismiss.
- Like this person was an enigma, a thousand puzzles beneath a vulnerable skin.
- After such a long struggle and the loss of her sons in unequal battles, she understands the enigma of life.
- With the addition of diacritical points and vowel signs, the text of the Koran as we have it still presents a series of puzzles and enigmas begging for explanation.
- It is in any case an enigma which neither one can explain properly nor one can understand properly.
- Not that its mysteries will readily reveal themselves: one finds oneself rereading passages to crack its subtle enigmas, tantalised by the missing puzzle piece that lies just beyond all that is visible.
- And with each biographical effort to understand him, that enigma has become more, not less, obscure.
- The Dane is truly an enigma whose ever-changing fortunes are shrouded in mystery.
- For understandable reasons, the pulmonary circulation remains an enigma to most doctors.
- Now, some of us know that Moss is a mystery wrapped up in an enigma, and that he's often referred to as not the most approachable of characters.
- The two of them were a mystery, an enigma that Zoë had promised herself she would solve someday.
- It is often felt that death is an enigma, perhaps the ultimate mystery.
- A Gazette article earlier this year highlighted an enigma that has long puzzled me.
- He was no longer the soldier, no longer the enigma, and no longer a mystery.
- His concept of political morality is not merely a paradox; it is indeed a conundrum wrapped in an enigma.
- The script is slack and messy, in a way which does not suggest enigma or mystery - just the need for a couple more drafts.
- And yet one of the many enigmas about this most enigmatic of men was how he could combine so obvious and genuine a love for his wife of 41 years with the endless affairs and betrayals which must have made her life a misery.
- His diaries record recurrent struggles to understand the enigma of his own personality, his spiritual emptiness and addictiveness.
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.