In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1descanso eterno masculine literaryto give sb/sth her/his/its quietus — asestarle / darle a algn/algo el golpe de gracia
- Then there are those who brim with passion not just for the state-approved quietus, but with fury for those who oppose it.
- His quietus is a great loss not only to the Tatas but also to the whole nation.
- Not the bloody quietus of Titus or Hamlet or Braveheart; it wasn't frank enough, nor so wrenching.
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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.