In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Some adjectives are predicative only, as with afraid, loath, and aware in: Your brother is afraid of them, My friends seem loath to interfere, The manager became aware of her attitude.
- In contrast to Aristotle, Brentano emphasizes the importance of existential judgements with only one term, and claims that predicative judgements are a special case of existential ones.
- Humphreys emphasizes that fusion is a ‘real physical operation, not a mathematical or logical operation on predicative representations of properties.’
- ‘Fast’ and ‘big’ are what Geach has called attributive adjectives; ‘brown’ is called a predicative adjective.
- These effects can be explained if we consider more closely the function of attributive and predicative adjectives.
- So, just as the existential and predicative uses are not unrelated, neither are the predicative, identity, and generic implication uses unrelated.
- When an adjective follows a form of be (or a few other verbs which I don't want to talk about), it is known as a predicative adjective.
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.