In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The wallet was stuffed full of pictures, letters, keepsakes and prayer cards.
- I am interested in the relationship between large monuments and memorials and small mementos, charms, and keepsakes, and I hope to question some of the set notions about their comparative importance.
- I opened one box of journals and keepsakes and there I found an old autograph book that was given to me when I moved from the Midwest at eight years old.
- This form of altered book will be a keepsake for your family for decades to come.
- So on the top shelf of her closet I have some keepsakes: a blanket her father bought when she was a few months old, a CD he made, a book he picked out.
- Someday this will be a wonderful keepsake for my children and grandchildren.
- Vikings also used to keep bear claws as necklaces or simple keepsakes - with some found during the Coppergate excavation which led to the founding of the Jorvik Viking Centre.
- Family photos and diaries that had been on desks were being passed on for relatives to identify and preserve as keepsakes.
- This becomes a treasured keepsake and a priceless gift.
- She is a sentimental person who would not dream of parting with diaries, photos, ornaments and keepsakes.
- We also stored old photographs and keepsakes in it.
- Passenger lists were keepsakes, and they often included attractive cover designs and copies of paintings, posters, and drawings.
- Jean had been carrying the cash and the precious keepsakes in her handbag because she had been burgled and did not think it safe to leave them in the house.
- People's anecdotes and keepsakes will be used to help make a local history film and put on an exhibition in the village.
- His new apartment is decorated with keepsakes from his yearly month-long sojourns around the world.
- He gave the youth a yellow package of letters and keepsakes to deliver to his family.
- For those who are looking for something smaller from the Far North, there is a rich profusion of hand-woven articles and intricately carved boxes and keepsakes.
- It serves to jog my memory and will certainly become a keepsake for my children.
- Customers usually consider these photographs as very special keepsakes and often seek out high-end framing to give their keepsake the best treatment possible.
- A sketchbook can also be like a diary, in the sense that it is a keepsake of memories, interests and observations from this time in a student's life.
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.