In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Sympathies are continually reshuffled, and you end up questioning all values in the play - the ones Baitz seems to uphold and the ones he appears to reprehend.
- I knew my posture had been less than perfect and knowing I had not left with the others I feared he wished to reprehend me.
- She was about to get careless and stroll on casually, but she was able to reprehend herself from doing so.
- My intent is not to lecture or reprehend - surely, I have my vices and my insalubrious addictions.
- Aye used to reprehend him to use his right hand when he was a little boy, but he wasn't very successful and the king always had his way.
- Once she had upset Sophie because Sophie was playing with her dolls and making much noise and Adele tried to reprehend her.
- Tolstoy particularly reprehended the widely held view of Dostoyevsky as a ‘prophet and saint,’ someone immersed in the conflict between Good and Evil.
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.