In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- This is delicate but to be encouraged (though Americans would be ill-advised to go anywhere near such a program with aid dollars).
- Unless and until she stops talking like an eighteenth century Tory oligarch in a rotten borough, the committee would be ill-advised to pick her as a candidate.
- How do you prove that a person has acted in a particular way because of another's race, gender or whatever, unless the perpetrator has been ill-advised enough to say so?
- Even if, like Harold Wilson in 1974-76, he had already decided to step down, he would be ill-advised to announce this before the eleventh hour.
- However, when purchasing cloves - and they're readily available in most supermarkets and food shops - you will be ill-advised to buy the ground variety.
- Despite her professed intent, Barbara is more successful in documenting her own growing obsession with Sheba than Sheba's ill-advised amour.
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.