In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- And what utterly fascinated us was the incompleteness, the fragmentary quality of his writing.
- Excavations yielded the remains of at least six adults in the chambers, together with fragmentary remains of children.
- For folklorists generally, folk beliefs and practices were regarded as the fragmentary and often obscure remnants of older systems.
- Inherited verbal or other social responses are fragmentary and trivial.
- Having some experience of metal working, he recognised the fragmentary remains as crucibles and clay casting moulds.
- The only problem then is the fragmentary nature of the production.
- The footage was fragmentary and shot in grainy black and white.
- The unevenness of the research permits the continued use of a fragmentary and inconsistent labelling system.
- The remains are very fragmentary, since it served as a quarry for building materials for many centuries.
- The sculptures are fragmentary and are often missing vital body parts.
- In the recording studios their emphasis on fragmentary noises and localised sound added a whole new dimension to music.
- Not much, perhaps, beyond the fragmentary evidence of case studies and field reports.
- You never have the complete plot line in the way that you would like, so the information is always fragmentary.
- The music, too, in this act is often fragmentary and lacking in direction.
- The medical information conveyed in these ads is fragmentary and sometimes misleading.
- Nothing really major but the whole picture was, in its fragmentary way, more detailed than I'd realised.
- So what we know about the Revolutionary War is very fragmentary and distorted.
- Originally known from fragmentary remains, a complete and intact skull was found on an expedition in 1988.
- The fragmentary nature of the rest of the skeletons recovered made gender identification impossible.
- The subtlety of the fragmentary relics of ancient hominid fossil evidence was astonishing.
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.