In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I allowed myself to plan out my life and didn't let provident direction guide my life.
- Yet, as Smiles observed, ‘No laws, however stringent, can make the idle industrious, the thriftless provident, or the drunken sober.’
- Belladonna, I do not think it is prudent or provident to turn down this offer.
- She was a discreet, sober, provident woman, and with great patience endured many afflictions.
- Their deception is socially provident, because it makes those people work hard, save, take risks and invent.
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.