In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The title track begins with a slow fade-in of sparse acoustic guitar above an undertow of bubbling feedback, as if it is the guitar itself which is summoning those sounds.
- The words were spilled across the screen in a fade-in and fade-out motif as the announcer spoke them.
- The four words in Spanish appear down the centre of the image, on a rapid fade-in, dividing the two figures in the frame.
- The excerpts taken from complete recordings required some fade-ins and fade-outs, and Decca's engineers have handled these as unobtrusively as possible.
- This play probably would work better as a film, since it already uses conventions, such as fade-ins, that don't quite work on stage.
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.