In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(place) aislado(place) retirado(life) recluido
- He had spent most of his life in a sequestered village in Little Russia, where he tilled the soil and even wore the national peasant costume.
- The day after her unit withdrew from Monrovia, Black Diamond's compound and the sequestered house presented a desolate sight.
- The intense blue of the sky and the sweeping horizons accentuate the sequestered villages.
- I knew there was more at stake then the murder of Gorey's sister in a far away city; there had to be something, in or around the heights of Richmond, which drew their black attentions to this remote and sequestered hamlet.
- She shares this sequestered spot with her cartoonist husband, Bob, and their two enormous, exuberant dogs.
- But it will not take place ‘over there’ in some sequestered place away from where we all live and where something called ‘the economy’ operates.
- Marriage to Yoshiki Kuroda, a Tokyo urban planner, means the only daughter of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko must leave the sequestered environment of the Imperial family for a new life as a housewife.
- It is probable that this remote and sequestered place was used in latter times for the celebration of Mass, when the Romish religion was not publicly tolerated.
- Nothing could be more English than the sequestered village near Bath where she lives and works.
- There can be few novelists who live and work in such a sequestered spot- and perhaps this explains why the 64-year-old academic is so prolific an author.
- What was supposed to be a sequestered monastic retreat became a hive of modern American productive activity.
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?
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