In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- At present I think all we can say is that protein intake in general should be, particularly for women, at a level of about 1 gram per kilogram body weight per day.
- The basic unit of mass in chemistry is the gram.
- He effortlessly climbs a ladder with 120 grams of weights - equal to three times his body weight - strapped on his back.
- Just to be sure, I measured out 200 - gram portions of each sugar and pulverized them in a food processor.
- The recommended daily amount of protein consumed is 1.0 to 1.2 grams per kilogram of body weight.
- Remember that every 4 grams of sugar content equals 1 teaspoon of sugar.
- Weighing in at a touch under 700 grams, this unit is one of the large ones…
- Creatine is also found in meat and fish, usually at a concentration of about 4 grams of creatine per kilogram.
- Dietary labels and guidelines, however, use milligrams, grams, and liters.
- Change your weight in kilograms to grams by multiplying by 1000.
- That equals 0.3 grams of lead in every liter of gasoline.
- Most metric recipes were based on a weight unit of 25 grams - slightly less than an ounce - and a liquid measure of half a litre, which was slightly less than a pint.
- For the record, he weighed in a healthy 4.25 kilograms, a gain of 450 grams on his birth weight.
- Men need two grams of protein per kilogram of body weight when they train intensely, says Sternlicht.
- The prototype four-legged robot weighs just 10 grams and measures 70 millimeters in height.
- Five 80 gram servings of fruits and vegetables each day seems to be the amount needed for optimum protection.
- The scrapping of pounds and ounces in shops in favour of kilograms and grams caused public resentment which the government is unlikely to want to revive.
- Experts estimate that enough of the virus is contained in one gramme of faeces from an infected animal to infect a million other dogs.
- Their lawyers argued that England and Wales should be exempt from European Union rules requiring fruit and vegetables to be labeled in grams and kilograms.
- Consumers are reminded that genuine products have more elaborate labels and come in 500-millilitre bottles, as opposed to the fakes which are in 750 - gramme bottles.
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.