In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Both reader and character are united in unease at Kindersley's plot machinations.
- The air in political circles here is heavy with talk of machinations and manoeuvrings, all executed with an eye to the future.
- There are many fabulous details that the public, steeped in the hyper-marketed machinations of the dream machine, now claim as their own.
- The plot evolves from her machinations; he's only along for the ride.
- It neither dismisses nor lingers indulgently on the love story and the machinations of plot.
- It's a testimony to them that the show has held up and held on as well as it has, even with all the recycled and silly plot machinations.
- The machinations of the plot, of course, might be hard to follow if they weren't so meaningless.
- But Hollinghurst doesn't rely on tabloid-inspired plot machinations to keep the book's engine ticking.
- Albarn is a lifelong supporter of the group but the continued political machinations within the movement is another source of frustration for him.
- I also had this thought that the actual structure and machinations of the story were really good, because I really didn't know what was going to happen.
- It is also important to remember that political manoeuvres and machinations can fail.
- No sooner had the lights gone out than there were mumblings of sabotage, some kind of conspiracy, foul play, under-hand machinations.
- I love it when third parties confirm my evil machinations have gone to plan.
- That organisation would have to operate independently from the plans or the political machinations of any foreign powers.
- The long preview I saw had Fenn in an Arkham basement plotting evil machinations, or something.
- Hoffman's tale of the oligarchs' rise through ehborate Ponzi schemes and backroom machinations is dizzying.
- Due to some unforeseen plot machination, your character is washed up on the beach of a tropical desert island.
- Are you surprised at all these legal machinations still continuing?
- Acts 2 and 3 are a bit more contrived in their plot machinations but still hilarious.
- Indeed, Furedi explained, the problem went far beyond the electoral machinations of political party machines.
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.