In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Officials said the season's first wildfires burned with an intensity usually not seen until late summer, portending an especially dangerous and costly summer.
- Asian markets had come under heavy selling on Monday as investors portended a calamitous fall in the U.S. markets when they reopened after a four-day suspension.
- Most significantly for Democrats, the election results may portend a backlash against the no-new-taxes mantra that's ruled the Capitol since Gov.
- But perhaps the dreadful birth defects and mutated plants are not evidence at all, but signs and wonders portending some great event.
- If the article coming out on Saturday in Der Spiegel, the German news magazine, is accurate, it seems to me to portend significant difficulties ahead for the US.
- That portends an even darker hour for investors whose savings have been mauled in the worst slump in global stock markets for 30 years.
- In this issue, our cover story looks at CEOs in danger - and the warning signs that portend trouble.
- It portends the next evolutionary change in our political history - the demise of the parliamentary system.
- The devaluation was recognized as more than a technical adjustment: it was a clear sign of French disengagement, portending withdrawal a year later.
- So how can we say that eclipses portend anything about modern society?
- Central to that order is the idea that events in the heavens - particularly lunar and solar eclipses - can alter or portend events on Earth.
- It has been disturbing, certainly, to learn that there was substantial information that could have portended the events of 9 / 11.
- But, the rapid growth of productive capacity in many places during the period portended a point when capital would face a problem of overaccumulation.
- The signs portending deflation are all-around for those who have eyes to see.
- He is comic but what he is saying portends the tragic event that is coming.
- These augurs now portend political consequences that may follow the economic upheaval.
- The retreat of the Government from public utility services, one after another, portends evil days for the common man.
- Many will see the Asian disaster as portending the advent of doomsday.
- Fushida became very excited by this natural phenomenon, viewing it as a mystical sign portending the success of the sneak attack.
- Decisions have now been taken that portend events, probably within 48 hours, that will result in death and destruction.
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.