In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- That line about ‘understands me personally’ makes me speculate that what he really wants is a mind-reader.
- Your partner, co-workers, friends and family are not mind-readers.
- A mind-reader… you predicted what would happen.
- From here, the scene would appear to deteriorate into a C-grade psychobabble battle of the mind-readers.
- What was the point of holding back anything from her when the girl was practically a mind-reader anyway?
- For some, it has even become an obsession: good tailors - ones who can do good workmanship, who are bilingual mind-readers and who are cheap - are well kept secrets.
- Hair stylists are not mind-readers, and they want you to be happy with the cut.
- The problem with this kind of ‘preventive’ measure is that we are not mind-readers.
- Harry Potter author JK Rowling is looking for a mind-reader to take charge of the third film about her schoolboy wizard.
- It didn't take a mind-reader to work out that most of the warmly appreciative audience were considering that, if he were prepared to go back that far, might he be willing to retrospect a little further?
- Grandparents aren't mind-readers so try and have regular discussions with them about discipline, diet and other matters so that they know what your views and wishes are.
- And I'm always impressed with seeming mind-readers (Blink goes into detail about what should be called face-reading) who can divine useful information from flickers of facial muscle contractions.
- People are not mind-readers, and young people especially are not always as perceptive as adults would like them to be.
- We say ‘sure he or she knows I love him,’ but how do they know if you haven't told them, they're not mind-readers, you have to say it… your children need to hear that now and again.
- I think the other were convinced that this guy was some sort of psychic or mind-reader or prophet because they took his word as fact.
- Babies aren't mind-readers - though if someone is holding them awkwardly, they may be uncomfortable and cry as a result.
- You're not a mind-reader - but I join the chorus who say if the company faults someone for wearing dress pants instead of a skirt, I would never knowingly work there.
- Try not to block the conversation - don't interrupt, launch into a monologue or expect them to be a mind-reader.
- More mind writer than mind-reader, Barry boasts an uncanny ability to direct and misdirect the participants in his illusions.
- You have to be part equipment salesman, part mind-reader, part therapist.
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.