In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I would have called it a fine book were it not for disagreeing with its fundamental premise that men were inevitably opposed to women's advances.
- Two objections, however, are thrown up by the premises of neoliberal theory itself.
- The basic premise behind this book is that we have these ‘chance’ meetings with people, that are anything but chance.
- Does evidence from Japan challenge basic premises of current psychological theories?
- Such propositions appear only as premises, never as conclusions.
- The central premise of the theory is that disorder operates on honest people and on the disorderly in different ways.
- The fundamental premise of the publication is that early design for space travel was influenced largely by science fiction.
- A valid inference is one where the conclusion follows from the premiss.
- More formally, the conclusion of a deduction follows necessarily from the premisses.
- It is the fundamental premise of the theory of evolution.
- It seems laughable to conclude from these premisses that a and b are identical to some respect.
- I thought the fundamental premise of this article was unsound.
- Even if its fundamental premise is slightly flawed, the film manages to work to a great extent.
- Throughout the book numerous studies are given as premises for the theories Buss poses, along with many case study examples.
- Each constitution has been premised on the belief that rights are granted to citizens by the state.
- The primary premise of this theory is that although errors can occur within highly reliable organizations, they rarely do so.
- Darwin based his theory on scientific hypothesis and not metaphysical premises.
- The fundamental premise of the report is that violence is both predictable and preventable.
2premises plural(building, site)local masculinethey've moved to new premises — se han mudado a un nuevo local (or a nuevas oficinas etc.)
- meals are cooked on the premise — las comidas se preparan en el mismo establecimiento
- to be consumed on/off the premises — para consumir dentro/fuera del local
- animals may not be kept on these premises — prohibido tener animales en este edificio
- they were escorted off the premises — se los hizo salir del local
- licensed premises — establecimiento autorizado para vender bebidas alcohólicas
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?
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