In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In On Belief, Zizek in effect counters Lewis's argument with his invocation of the existential Heidegger.
- Communal politics and sectarianism depends on the creation of religious hatreds and divides, the assertion and invocation of continual self-pity and victim hood.
- The arousal of pseudo ‘nationalistic fervour’ by the continuous invocation of a foreign threat as the source of all problems is only the first point of similarity.
- But the the most compelling environmental feat, on the mostly open stage, is her invocation of the oppressive and threatening mood that hangs over even moments of playfulness.
- There is also the habitual invocation by Chomsky of the precedent of Nazi Germany when discussing Western liberal democracies.
- I hear cries of outrange from the human rights campaigners, and in invocation of the Human Rights Act.
- I know you can attempt an experimental structure for a poem, even try a mindmap I suppose, but the best invocation of a thought is still transferred from human to human by words and nicely structured words are best.
- That may not be the most compelling reason to stop the war, but it should certainly temper her teary-eyed invocation of soldier mythology.
- The most recent invocation came during a press conference this week in which the CPC Central Committee's Organization Department deputy head Li Jingtian fielded questions from the press.
- The client then uses its filter registry to invoke the filters during a subsequent method invocation.
- Perhaps Brandis's ill-considered invocation of the rise of Nazism will have a salutary effect after all, if it spurs his intended targets among the Greens to study this background further.
- You may make of that what you will, but we find ourselves confronted by the artist's apparently blasé invocation of the beauty of nature and her means of achieving it by destroying nature.
- His rather bizarre invocation of the 1998 Waterfront dispute as an example of ‘courage’ in his policy speech can only be justified by this idée fixe.
- It may even have been a fine speech - his closing passage, with its invocation of his family's suffering under Hitler, was unusual and quietly emotional.
- The parliament will be fully involved in any decision on invocation of the safeguard clauses.
- I know that the Prime Minister's invocation of ‘education, education, education’ has become a political cliche, but he is right.
- ‘Purge the evil,’ some chanted in Chinese, a common Falun Gong invocation.
- Nevertheless, and despite Justice Kirby's ringing invocation of abiding freedoms, there are some pretty good reasons why the suppression order might well be regarded as appropriate in this case.
- This affinity almost declares itself when he quotes Orwell endorsing Milton's invocation of ‘the known rules of ancient liberty’.
- I fear that the shameless invocation of democratic imagery to shroud fundamentally anti-democratic action is gradually seeping in and taking hold of Australia Felix.
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.