In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- When someone gets around to writing the definitive history of the destruction of the environment they'll need to reserve some recriminatory paragraphs for a certain terraced house in Dartmouth Park, north London.
- Campbell, who narrates the film in a sad, recriminatory mumble, somehow manages to make the character affecting.
- Due to fear of a recriminatory reception in Senegal, her editors advised her to adopt a pseudonym.
- Later he usually makes some recriminatory remark against those that kept their seats.
- Reinforcing these pressures were the recriminatory voices of returning servicemen.
- The elegant speech has preserved decorum, kept what is evidently a precarious civilized façade in place, and sent the guests to bed in elegiac rather than recriminatory mood.
- Yet the consequences of her drinking - recriminatory hangovers, neglect of what other people perceive to be her responsibilities, unemployment, petty theft, disease - intervene between Hannah and happiness.
- The outcome, too, is left tantalisingly open: no reconciliations, partner-swappings or recriminatory tantrums.
- Here, we are prime targets for recriminatory action.
- On some occasions, the vocabulary that she employs in her response to Derrida is recriminatory.
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.