In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1comilla femininehe meant it in quotation marks — lo dijo entre comillas
- Notice the condescension of the quotation marks in the first sentence.
- I've never liked putting closing punctuation inside quotation marks.
- Note the lack of quotation marks around the alleged quote above.
- According to the rules of scholarship, if you borrow someone else's words, you put them in quotation marks.
- But most American publishers always put the period and the comma inside the quotation mark.
- Readers should be able to assume that every word between quotation marks is what the speaker or writer said.
- We should refer to participants in Special Olympics as athletes and in no case should the word appear in quotation marks.
- These words in quotation marks are taken directly from recent scoldings I've been offered.
- Words in quotation marks are verbatim quotes from the hearing; all others are paraphrase.
- He frequently puts quotation marks around the word schizophrenia, as if he is skeptical that the disorder even exists.
- There are no quotation marks to mark the dialogue, no paragraph breaks for new speakers and many times the speaker is never even identified.
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.