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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- If the compound is pluralized, the plural morpheme attaches only to the second element, not to the first, or to both: girl-friends, * girls-friends, * girls-friend.
- Intriguingly, in all 102 instances that I recorded of the phrase ‘failed businessman’ appearing in print media, only once was it a direct quotation; this is also the one time when it was pluralised.
- They certainly never learned how to pluralize nouns ending in ‘y.’
- My biggest beef, though, is with the erroneous use of apostrophes to pluralize acronyms and abbreviations like CEOs, GIs, and CDs.
- Now I know how to pluralise a remarkable number of nouns.
- In recent years, Australian society has differentiated and pluralised.
- In line with this trend, the newly pluralized social landscape also saw the appearance of a host of religious activists with backgrounds and interests different from those of classically-educated Muslim scholars (ulama).
- Various theologies compete for attention in a highly pluralized field, and no theology has made much of a public impact.
- So preparation is a behavior whose first motion instantly pluralizes itself.
- It is insufficient already because it only pluralizes the perspective of observation and precisely fails to enter into the position of the participants.
- Contemporary Western feminist theory in the 1980s moved beyond the dialogues that sought to differentiate feminisms from each other and instead began to articulate a more pluralized notion of feminism at its core.
- He argued that ‘you cannot pluralise civilisation.
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