In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The duties sound onerous, but, with perhaps only half a dozen stopping trains a day each way in the early days, only the signalman was more or less constantly 'on duty'.
- The intended closure of the Waterloo service, with its stopping trains, and the abolition of hunting with hounds both demonstrate the government's refusal to listen to evidence.
- Other proposals include having fewer services into and out of mid-Kent, with most stopping trains terminating at Dartford, Slade Green or Plumstead.
- I went to Bournemouth on the stopping train.
- The current timetable shows six stopping trains from Kingston to Waterloo via Wimbledon between 8am and 9am.
- I got to Caulfield at 17: 47, and found that they were announcing that the 17: 49 stopping train had been cancelled.
- It is only a two track rail here though, and the stopping trains could influence the speed of the high speed ones.
- Local stopping trains had been withdrawn, the platforms were falling into disrepair and ramblers had limited opportunities to reach the remote Pennine hills and dales by public transport.
- I have wasted time by getting into a stopping train instead of the express.
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.