In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1escucharto hearken (un)to sth/sb — escuchar algo/a algn
- The voice is pedantic and apostrophic - O reader, hearken to my tale - and imbued with a faux-archaism that suggests the curlicued Georgian efforts of young Robin Hyde.
- Does it need drastic action by the association of international air lines, in order for those responsible for our fuel management to hearken to the wake up call?
- At last, the Hebrews have hearkened unto that voice in the wilderness, that great prophet who came down off the mountain.
- The Torah tells us listen, hear, and hearken on whichever level you are able.
- Basically, the manufacturers are accusing the Government of not hearkening to their submissions, which they say would have done a lot to reduce their production costs.
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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.