In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I don't know about you, but having ‘a considerable level of alcohol’ in my blood tends to make me a little more impulsive, and who knows, maybe hot-tempered?
- ‘I'm generally less hot-tempered and confrontational than I was when I was younger,’ he says now, claiming to have mellowed with age.
- At 15 she was already 2 years older than her hot-tempered master but she looked at least 18 and was over a head taller.
- It was a bit of overeagerness, maybe, and being a bit hot-tempered.
- He imagines the conversations and reactions he would get from the hot-tempered, proud people when they are told of his mission in their city.
- At their cramped concrete home, Idris' family described her as a cheerful but sometimes hot-tempered woman who had no overt ties to any militant groups.
- Character wise, she is hot-tempered, bold, judgmental and jumps to conclusions easily.
- It's not an easy romance, it's a real-life marriage between two very hot-tempered people.
- If you are involved in a relationship where both partners are hot-tempered, it might be a good idea for both of you to learn these techniques.
- He was a small, hot-tempered boy eight years of age, a boy who was never one to back down from a fight, and who had been best friends with Adam's son Seigi ever since birth.
- Based on a true story, the film tells how a racehorse dismissed as a no-hoper, ridden by a hot-tempered loser, and owned by a grieving businessman, won the hearts of a nation.
- Jerry was hot-tempered, manipulative and unstable.
- He did not hate this hot-tempered consort who shared his bed.
- Albert was hot-tempered, passionate, stubborn, and curious.
- It is the costume designer's job to reflect a show's era and story and to signal the personality of each character with a signature look-whether it's sexy, demure, vulnerable, or hot-tempered.
- What could my hot-tempered brother possibly do?
- He's a little hot-tempered, but you have to be like that to do what you want to do.
- As Hamlet was departing for England, Laertes, Polonius' hot-tempered son, arrived from Paris, seeking his own revenge.
- He couldn't take the blow and became very hot-tempered.
- People, who are hot-tempered, actually get habituated to losing their temper and flying into a rage.
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.