In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- To me, it illustrates that the son is incapable of distinguishing between singleness of purpose and monomania.
- Ferguson set up his retirement, cultivated outside interests, sought to escape his monomania - sought, in fact, to get bored with the struggle.
- The fact that she spent five years trying to find grounds for criticism takes on an aura of monomania.
- They suffer from a semi-religious monomania which distracts attention from the major issues in their field.
- Like most blogs, the content is erratic, syncopated by the intrusions of daily life, random interests, monomania, narcissism and booze.
- It's the familiar story of the destructive monomania of the professional activist.
- His obsession verges on monomania, and he becomes ‘bewitched to her memory’.
- Parker displays the monomania that crucially marks off true artistry from mere dabbling.
- Ironically enough, his foray into racing was an attempt to ease off from a life of monomania, to prepare for retirement by finding new interests.
- I am not making fun of this guy - who am I to criticize this sort of monomania, after all.
- He is the novel's most famous character, and an easily recognizable symbol of monomania.
- It's monomania on whatever the one story of the day is and that's from a structural standpoint.
- This needn't have happened if not driven by Morgan's sudden monomania and desperation to be right.
- Pity the poor actors who've had to perform during the city's recent hockey monomania.
- There are two reasons for that, not that anyone need explain an eschewal of monomania.
- In fact, the only drawback is the album's lyrical monomania.
- This is just another example of contemporary political monomania in pictorial form.
- His bellowed anti-Europe diatribes breathe the monomania that still sets the conference afire.
- His true believers, with the steadfastness that comes from monomania, are energized by anger about the war.
- To avoid the charge of monomania, the authors are careful to constrain their claims.
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.