In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1frustradoa poet manqué — un poeta frustrado
- Minnelli had his own professional Scotsman who, being something of an artist manqué, plied Minnelli with proposed rewrites of the script.
- I am an architect manqué.
- Brown is a historian manqué with an impressive cultural range.
- They are not simply middle-class parents manqué; they have their own culture of child rearing.
- He, too was a writer manqué who had begun by producing a bad novel and a play which no theatre would put on.
- Being a Cambridge philosopher manqué I tend to have a more brutal constructivist approach to this sort of thing.
- Shearer even took notes, like the coach manqué that he is.
- Born in Felixstowe, England, he is an architect manqué.
- The Violin Concerto was very much a labour of love, as one would expect from a violinist manqué who had nursed youthful ambitions as a soloist.
- A questionably reliable theological student manqué narrates this work, in contrast with an anonymous third-person narrator used in Colter's previous novels.
- She is an American art critic manqué who travels Europe with her son in an eternally unfinished project to catalogue the best and most interesting Western masterpieces.
- As poet and dramatist, he is most often seen as a genius manqué, whose learning and energy were never sufficiently disciplined.
- Editors manqué among non-editorial executives are not in a position to give the task the full-time concentration it demands.
- I always see most of what I write, and am, in fact, a painter manqué.
- Busted Flush, Smith's third novel, revolves around Dock Bass, a carpenter turned realtor manqué who abandons a life of futility in New York state to answer a mysterious writ from a law firm in Gettysburg.
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.