In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1carretera femininehe was on the high road to success — iba camino del éxito
- Here, following the banner of reform, led by the gentlemen of that most aristocratic Whig Government, they saw for a time before them the high road to a better and fairer ordering of society.
- Learning to accept the flaws in themselves and others is not the pathway to mediocrity; it's the high road to a more loving - and satisfying - life.
- Take away those rights and ‘freedom of expression’ becomes an empty phrase and we are on the high road to totalitarianism.
- Virtually all schools of Buddhism see meditation as the high road to enlightenment, and it constitutes a major part of the ‘experiential’ dimension of Buddhism as a religion.
- It is time to take the high road to a more equal Britain - and a more equal world.
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.