In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1reelegirshe was re-elected as treasurer — fue reelegida como tesorera
- Members of the Unison union have voted to re-elect Dave Prentis as their general secretary.
- The implication is that, if the voters don't re-elect her, they will be financially punished.
- Earlier this month he was re-elected after a poll that was widely condemned as rigged.
- I want to take the opportunity to thank the people of Hamilton West for re-electing me to this Chamber, at a time when politically there was certainly a very hard-fought contest in the regions.
- It was just a year ago 51 percent voted to re-elect him.
- The man has an uncanny grasp of the public mood and once again he seized it, reminding us all how right we were to re-elect him as Prime Minister at the last general election.
- In 1984, he was re-elected in a landslide over former Vice President Walter Mondale.
- But Davis is still vulnerable; polls show more voters than not are at some level resistant to re-electing him.
- You never forget there is an election around the corner from the first second you are re-elected.
- The elections last year saw each of the five nations either re-elect their leaders or keep the ruling party in power.
- He is not seeking re-election because polls showed his constituents would not re-elect him.
- If Australians re-elect John Howard, at least they will know they voted for him.
- Stevens was recently re-elected to a fifth term.
- Newly re-elected mayor Merv King said he was surprised by the discovery.
- Ami Horowitz, for the Weekly Standard, thinks that the Jewish vote might help re-elect President Bush.
- Are we, the public at large, less responsible for electing and re-electing such politicians?
- The comments came ahead of votes to re-elect the directors who authorised the payment to Mr Green.
- The trade group made re-electing the president its top priority in June 2003, long before the campaign season began.
- Crispin Blunt, Conservative candidate, said: If you re-elect me as Member of Parliament for Reigate I will continue to provide a strong voice in Parliament for local people.
- Ahern has been in government for almost five years and convincing the electorate to re-elect him will not be painless.
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.