In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In fact, many get so long-sighted they need reading glasses.
- Mr. Ramsay is long-sighted, able to see clearly at a distance, but his view is often blocked by obstacles at close range.
- We all get long-sighted as we get older, and the red end of the spectrum is where we are first affected.
- If you are diagnosed as long-sighted, it is likely that your optician will prescribe glasses or contact lenses to correct your vision.
- They also check that a child can follow movement in the normal field of vision (looking up, down, and side to side), and is not short-sighted or long-sighted.
- Left untreated, young children who are long-sighted may eventually lose vision in one eye.
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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.