In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1político masculinepolítica femininepoliticucho masculine derogatory informalpoliticucha feminine derogatory informal
- At the same time, even the most partisan pols also realise that public speculation about the merits or otherwise of the prospective candidates detracts from them all.
- Let me explain a reality of politics: most pols don't think six weeks ahead.
- Most of the pols who run as democrats actually vote as republicans.
- One of the first things a prosecutor does in a plea negotiation with a crooked pol is try to force the pol to resign his or her office.
- Skeptics say the genial chief executive is just a well-connected corporate diplomat, a schmoozy pol in pinstripes.
- The company owners, though, became big political givers to city pols, enabling them to maintain their cushy monopolies until now.
- It could be amusing if the pols posted unblushing, unedited diaries of what they were really thinking, as real bloggers do.
- The pols essentially become commodities whose futures one can bet on.
- He was at once a Queens pol and yet the most patrician figure in American politics.
- Other Democratic pols had harsher advice: no more Mr. Nice Guy.
- But free trade also comes with a significant upside for our country, an upside most Democratic pols would rather not discuss today.
- At the time, local pols viewed her as a long shot.
- But there are a number of different criminal investigations now underway connected to Republican pols in different parts of the country.
- To determine which places are tops, we'll ask political consultants, reporters, editors and pols.
- Here's hoping that many other lefty pundits and pols will follow in her footsteps.
- Though the incumbent is favored, most local pols think it could be a close finish.
- Though Kennedy is a proven statewide vote-getter, most Democratic pols believe John will ultimately prevail.
- He's being joined by the usual suspects in Congress - the party-line pols who used to loathe the very idea of an independent counsel.
- Most of the skill sets that pols employ were foreign to our soon-to-be ex-governor.
- Because courage is not a trait often seen in politics, it is no wonder that so many pols would only view the legal challenge in purely political terms.
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.