In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
(outburst)paroxismo masculineacceso violento masculinea paroxysm of anger — un ataque de furia
- in a paroxysm of grief — en el paroxismo del dolor
- the news sent them into paroxysms of laughter — la noticia los hizo desternillarse de risa
- They included non smoking adults with paroxysms of dyspnoea, wheezing and cough, who improved with drug therapy.
- Trials are in progress to evaluate pacemakers that detect trends in heart rate and ectopy known to be associated with paroxysms of atrial fibrillation and that initiate single site or multisite pacing in response to these changes.
- Repetitive episodes of coronary artery spasm and paroxysms of hypertension may result in endothelial damage, coronary artery dissection, and acceleration of atherosclerosis.
- Of more interest is a sub-group of patients with runs of atrial ectopy, which degenerate to paroxysms of atrial fibrillation.
- Repeated trauma, as in paroxysms of cough, can produce inelastic deformation in the most vulnerable part of the ribs, the middle third.
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.