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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- The only public building left is a part-time post office in a Portakabin parked in a stand of sprawling oak and magnolia trees by the roadside.
- It would be impossible to have this done by September, he said and if they stayed the school's Portakabins would be illegal structures.
- Those early years, based in a small office in a Portakabin on the Murrayfield back pitches, were difficult ones for Hadden, to say the least.
- This disconnection from the main building led to feelings of isolation, particularly for children in the special needs unit, who were housed in the Portakabins.
- Suggestions are now being heard to find a suitable location for a temporary Portakabin surgery until its permanent replacement is ready for construction.
- But meeting O'Neill, the city's head of arts and museums, in his green Portakabin on what still looks like a building site outside the museum, this claim seems perhaps a little optimistic.
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.