In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1irrelevancia femininethe irrelevance to the topic of much of the lecture — lo poco que gran parte de la conferencia tuvo que ver con el tema
- the project is now a costly irrelevance — el proyecto se ha convertido en algo costoso y sin sentido
- The views of British rabbis, however, are an irrelevance in Israel.
- Certainly, if she is looking for the modern threat to Scottish Protestantism, the Catholic Church is an irrelevance.
- The young girl and the man of God between them manage the transformation of the Syrian commander, with the Israelite king as a narrative irrelevance.
- However, Liberal Democrat support among this demographic may well prove to be an irrelevance in the coming General Election.
- Personal pride in the quality of the work you did became a sentimental irrelevance.
- The sales figures of any particular vintage are almost an irrelevance.
- The rest of the test was something of an irrelevance.
- But you don't take the time and space in a mass-circulation paper to repeatedly bash an irrelevance.
- The first was that the question of the lung function tests seemed to be an irrelevance where the injury was psychiatric.
- Then, for a while, people sniggered at us and called us an irrelevance.
- For most Indians, religion is very much a part of their everyday lives, and the question of atheism an irrelevance.
- In such an atmosphere, the idea of legal safeguards for people accused of abuse becomes almost an irrelevance.
- The Tories, however, have moved swiftly from being an irrelevance to becoming strangely fascinating.
- But, on his account, the availability of a court was an irrelevance.
- But this was, after all, the late 20th century and the rather antiquated British blasphemy laws were something of an irrelevance.
- The days of the civilised embassy building are over (at least for certain nations) and architectural quality is an irrelevance.
- The fact that the book is not especially well written or in any way plausible has almost become a trifling irrelevance.
- Was the Senate an irrelevance in the governance of the empire?
- The trade unions are a massive irrelevance.
- Investors almost ignored the figures as an irrelevance.
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.