In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Bad enough I should have to think about it without suffering the indignity of attempting to record it for posterity.
- Interested in Greek as well as Ottoman and Persian culture, he was eager to present himself to posterity as the new Alexander the Great.
- In those days, I never went anywhere without my trusty camera, so I even recorded it for posterity.
- A photographer recorded the event for posterity and departed.
- Whether this is due to the lack of other cultural assets these people can leave to posterity is a moot point.
- Special occasions are recorded for posterity by the subjects themselves.
- Similarly, if you have an interesting story to tell, get started on that article now, and have it recorded for posterity.
- Many have digital cameras and camcorders to record the special moments for posterity.
- The move would effectively record for posterity the names of all those supporters who helped the new club get off the ground.
- Scorebooks can reveal the statistics, and the result of matches is recorded for posterity.
- York's year of Millennium celebrations are to be captured on videotape for posterity for present and future generations.
- She stood filming the whole spectacle with her video camera - as if there weren't enough cameras around to record the event for posterity.
- Gramophone companies had made it possible to record their work for posterity.
- On the wall behind him, photographs record for posterity his triumphant expression on completing the London Marathon.
- But hasten to say that if those revelations were a mere fabrication, then let posterity judge us as a nation.
- Ok, the good thing about ‘the internet’ is that it allows teenage stunts to be recorded for posterity.
- So this picture records for posterity a scene of village life that has been lost forever.
- The first Olympics in 776BC consisted of one event - a race won by Coroebus, of whom posterity has recorded little else.
- His influence as a composer was much greater than posterity has generally recognized.
- It can be very daunting doing vocals when you know it's going down on record for posterity!
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.