In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A report from the Chartered Management Institute reveals businesses in London are ill-prepared to cope with disaster and disruption.
- It has also revealed a nation ill-prepared to cope.
- Some companies are said to be ill-prepared and concerned that they will not be able to find the money.
- Your children will absorb your fear, rather than what you are trying to say, and will be ill-prepared to cope with a crisis.
- And if we had been reading them correctly, for what they told us, not what we wanted to hear, we would not have been so ill-prepared for the actual electoral results.
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.