In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1formal(judge/worker) itinerante formal(musician/salesman) ambulante
- Recently, itinerant workers - some illegal immigrants - have moved into the trade, at the risk of being exploited by gangmasters.
- Many doctors were itinerant wanderers - Hippocrates among them.
- Serving mostly itinerant and homeless women, many of whom have mental difficulties, Chez Doris is accepting donations.
- Soon the word spread, and itinerant travelers began to squat there.
- In the 1890s Montrealers bought milk, ice, bread, buns, fries and popcorn from itinerant street vendors.
- As Ward writes, itinerant labourers were prone to ‘vary long periods of hard work by short bouts of tremendous drunkenness’.
- Remember how, in response to the depredations of bandits, the villagers hired as protectors seven itinerant warriors.
- The partnership built up a country clientele through itinerant trading with a hawker's licence.
- The alert follows a flood of complaints about itinerant traders who charge extortionate prices for bitumen coverings for drives.
- A restless, itinerant soul, he didn't stay in Symington long, setting up shop in a small family-run hotel in Ayr.
- The most obvious category of jobs of this kind is that of itinerant jobs, such as a commercial traveller.
- Their earliest pictures showed life among itinerant farm workers.
- Community workers sought smoking gun evidence of police harassment of itinerant youth and they say it's in the form of a big ugly pile of tickets.
- These changes, which are more visible now, have been noted by many itinerant researchers.
- Private accounts are not going to turn the nation's graybeards into itinerant millionaires anytime soon.
- Taking a page from itinerant revivalists, he traveled the country on lecture tours, organizing schools and voluntary associations.
- He's also got a deep-blues vocal delivery, and comes across as a real genuine, home-schooled itinerant character.
- We have had our share of itinerant carpetbaggers who had dubious magistrate credentials.
- This is not to say we didn't get our share of itinerant whackos.
- Both men had unorthodox, itinerant upbringings.
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