In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In the first phase of his public career before 1914 he was widely regarded as a young man in a hurry who was self-centred and excitable.
- It is not true, she says, that the English are not emotional or excitable.
- They are passionate, excitable and talkative about all sport - at least sport as it is played Down Under where, by the way, this column is coming to you from.
- The president, meanwhile, seemed excitable, edgy and sometimes ungrounded.
- His coolly rationalist approach to religion was complemented by an excitable temperament and a taste for the picaresque.
- He is a very excitable young man who absolutely loves what he does.
- The most easily excitable ones immediately interpreted his comments to mean that he thought women were dumb.
- They have to be more patient, less emotional, more deliberative, less excitable.
- ‘There is an overly excitable mood amongst the political classes, and the game is far from clear yet,’ says one senior government source.
- Such erratic behaviour, it would emerge, was typical of Wilson, a man known in the local community as being a quiet, if excitable, young man, of rather low intelligence.
- Cattle from one source were calm and handled easily, whereas cattle from the other source were easily excitable and difficult to handle.
- The easily excitable man with the curly hair has decided to join myself and Jared in this little experiment and has already posted his first song.
- There's a word we have for friends that can be a little emotional like that: excitable.
- He drank round the clock, became tense, excitable and uninterested in what he himself had created.
- Once again, plenty of turn-out time and correct feeding for the type of work the horse is doing, will help to calm an excitable temperament.
- Where else but my established favorite place of relaxation, where my ever excitable brain can, and often does, fall peacefully asleep in mid-debate.
- Evidentally, this is an effective way for her to keep herself calm because she is easily excitable.
- Once the heat of the day has passed and the sun starts to set, a steady trickle of excitable youngsters drag their parents and grandparents to the banks of the river.
- The Artisan Child is highly active, easily excitable, likes taking risks and getting into mischief.
- Research has shown even casual smoking during pregnancy can make newborn babies jittery, more excitable and more difficult to console than babies born to non-smokers.
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