In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- She was in Brisbane with other presidium members, some of whom attended the UN General Assembly the following month.
- Supported by other officers, the President and Vice-Presidents form a Presidium or Bureau which organizes the Committee's business.
- The presidium will hold a meeting to discuss the schedule and the agenda of the assembly this afternoon at 2pm.
- She was so distrustful that she was only prepared to report verbally on the program's content to the party presidium just one week before the presentation of the finished document.
- There are also many Kohl supporters in the party presidium.
- Four other colleagues from the presidium were also taken into custody.
- The detention and trial of some presidium leaders, and the rapprochement with other members of the elite also reflects some of the proposals.
- Often they could not see the speaker or presidium even by craning their necks.
- In 1933 and 1935, for example, the presidium called for the ‘more bold and decisive promotion of women into leadership positions.’
- Political weight has been involved in the antigovernment protests, with some opposition leaders calling for an establishment of a presidium to replace the current government whom they claim had lost public confidence.
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.