In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Funnily enough, the fact that Wright had been something of an Ordinary Joe as a player - though one with an irreproachable work ethic - was to prove his greatest strength.
- Diana and Athena can't touch her, there in the air, absolutely irreproachable.
- Only a resolute leader who sets an irreproachable personal example stands any chance of making headway.
- The applicant must have had only one illegitimate child, have ‘fallen’ under a promise of marriage, and been of previously irreproachable behavior.
- They must be loyal and irreproachable in their conduct.
- Entertainment can often just be a kind of narcissism where you go to identify with people who are morally irreproachable and physically beautiful.
- He was of a mild and cheerful temper, generous to the extent of his means, and of an inventive genius; and his conduct after marriage was irreproachable.
- He acknowledges the cheers of his back benches, flicks an invisible speck from his irreproachable Paul Smith sleeve and saunters off back to Downing Street.
- The level of care they gave to my mother was irreproachable, so professional and understanding.
- The cooking is really rather good and it represents irreproachable value for money.
- After announcing his ‘retirement’, he came back determined to attach himself only to projects of irreproachable aesthetic integrity.
- More than his divine powers, his glorious heritage or his incredible prowess was his unblemished, untarnished, irreproachable character.
- To his admirers he was a resolute, wily, irreproachable and indomitable champion of the workers' cause.
- A foreigner has to be irreproachable, he has to be an example, and even more at Arsenal or Liverpool.
- Collum, who had as of late been pathologically tardy, arrived last, his hair disheveled, but his suit in irreproachable order.
- His reason for so doing is clearly stated: he wishes to utilize irreproachable legal methods to enhance the credibility of the norms for which he argues.
- Bureaucrats are always selfless and the motives of politicians and policymakers normally irreproachable.
- Most impressive among the generally irreproachable casting is Brian Stokes Mitchell in the title role.
- Any kind of civilization system has its inherent requirement of heredity and self-existence, which is irreproachable.
- Despite himself, he was ambushed into wondering whether its plastic beams and presumptuous furnishings had played host to more than the usual irreproachable clientele on the previous evening.
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
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