In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1de antes de la guerrade preguerra
- The pre-war oligarchic elite immediately sought to restore society's previous ordering.
- But my mother used to say, Oh, Julie, if you could only have known it in pre-war times.
- We'll work on it, and we'll move forward and we'll get them back to pre-war levels here in the next 60 days.
- It is important to underline that the heroine represents both pre-war and post-war values.
- In a sense, a pre-war situation is much more difficult for the media to cover.
- Dunbar, born in Mississippi in 1904, was one of the last direct links to the unpolished, pre-war blues.
- The Johnston Road project requires the developer to conserve five pre-war buildings of historic value.
- To the north the route to the summit on which pre-war Everest expeditions pinned their hopes looked in its upper reaches prohibitively steep.
- Tullow had won the last pre-war Carlow Juvenile Football title in 1938 and won it again a decade later.
- Countless stories have been told by my older cousins about the pre-war visits to my grandparents' house in the mountains.
- In many colonies, the pre-war naval volunteer forces were expanded.
- Sindelar's slight frame was the talk of pre-war Viennese football.
- Gareth Parker has posted a reminder on some other pre-war predictions that didn't pan out and aren't receiving quite as much attention now.
- Unlike the pre-war fast bowlers he was an excellent fielder in the deep and was possessed of a wonderful throwing arm.
- Old-fashioned streetlamps hanging from bare cables, reminiscent of pre-war Shanghai.
- The wooden structure is typical of pre-war urban style residences.
- Proposals for preserving the five pre-war buildings were also important.
- Perhaps he meant his play to be a parody of a pre-war drawing room drama rather than the travesty that was portrayed on the stage of Richmond Theatre.
- The narration moves across a few decades, with the most engaging part set in the pre-war days of the late 1920s and 30s.
- The low cost is due in large part to generous pre-war government subsidies on petroleum products that remain in place today.
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.