In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I'd lay bets that her upbringing was rigid and moralistic.
- We need to have more debate and action about the real issues rather than another moralistic and ultimately fruitless debate.
- Fertility behaviour was consequently interpreted in a conservative and moralistic way, and the decline in the birth-rate was attributed to the ‘selfishness of women’.
- I detest any attempt to sell science for political or moralistic ends.
- I am very concerned about moral issues but I hope in a non - moralistic way.
- Whatever their true motivations, there can be little doubt that the company is adopting an increasingly moralistic stance toward its customers, and internet users in general.
- As might have been expected by anybody outside the blinkered world of health promotion, moralistic anti-smoking propaganda directed at adolescents has proved counterproductive.
- He gave them a brief history of his culture and explained his heritage before telling traditional native stories, complete with moralistic values.
- Having inflexible, overly moralistic policies for dealing with those who deal in drugs may be unrealistic in this environment if there are other priorities.
- But if he wants to be so moralistic, shouldn't his ministers also behave morally?
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.