In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1apoyapiés masculinereposapiés masculine
- She sat back down and placed her feet on the footrest again.
- Choose furnishings that serve more than one function, such as chests with both storage and seating, large ottomans that serve as coffee tables, footrests and seats and kitchen tables that also work as desks and play areas.
- If you were told delivery would take eight weeks and there would be footrests on the chair, then that is what you should get.
- On the other is the open-air lounge, with a fully stocked bar and comfy Indonesian daybeds with plump throw pillows, and low tables that double as footrests.
- Where the keyboard is located on a fixed-height surface, raising the seat height to adopt the correct seating position may require the use of a suitable footrest to support the feet.
- He placed a foot on the footrest, and lifted himself up towards the drivers cabin.
- Also included in the Movement collection is a selection of stools, recliners, footrests, work surfaces and tables.
- I have always referred to large, overstuffed seats with no backs (commonly used as footrests these days) as ‘ottomans,’ and I'm sure I'm not alone on this.
- Those so called ‘seats’ are actually footrests.
- He sat on an elegant chair and propped his feet on a footrest.
- He leaned back and put his feet up on the footrest.
- Sit on a decline bench, hooking your feet under the footrest, knees bent, and lean torso back slightly.
- I see leather straps hanging from silver chains on the armrests and footrests of the chair.
- I could quite happily curl up under my desk, with my head on my footrest, and sleep like a baby.
- He's got this really comfy grey ergonomic chair with a nice footrest and good back support.
- Kimberly rested her feet on my footrest, so she was parallel to Troy.
- Most reclining chairs were fitted with footrests, some were added when one wished to recline, others permanently attached and recessed in the chair rail, sometimes to be supported by wooden legs or metal braces when in use.
- If your desk is too high, use a footrest to maintain the correct posture.
- Pulling up the footrest causes the recliner to lay back.
- A chaise longue is accompanied by a cube that can be a footrest, a table or seating extension.
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.