In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Fighting experience taught Soviet commanders a lot: they learned how to use stratagems and achieve surprise.
- If we consider the stratagems of persuasive communication proposed by Pratkanis and Aronson, we can easily see how counteracting legends may be a difficult task.
- It is not that the statute has a penumbral spirit which strikes down devices or stratagems designed to avoid its terms or exploit its loopholes.
- Cunning plans, devious stratagems, state-of-the-art conventional forces, and legal and moral proscriptions, can all be helpful.
- Would he still not have to undergo a similar apprenticeship in stratagems and devices?
- Often the market is not organized: an invisible hand guides the assignment, via offers and counter-offers, stratagems and influences, deals and deadlines.
- If the hero wants to get the abducted girl home, and if the villain has discovered his plan, and means to subvert it, what stratagems will each employ in the last reel?
- Astute stratagems and surreptitious methods had been planned and executed only to fail.
- Then, Humphreys summarized the various stratagems with which Shajara and Fakhr al-Din hid Aiyub's death from outsiders.
- Out of such stratagems was born the distinctively Dutch combination of individualism and communitarianism, which is still alive and well today.
- There are conventions and stratagems for achieving the effect, and these are used as necessary.
- The plans and tactics are expressed, inter alia, in labour legislation, corporate policy, organised labour stratagems and day-to-day executive decisions.
- Armed struggle forces the opponents to use all kinds of stratagems, to exploit all faults in their interests.
- Eventually, by a series of stratagems, and in the face of continuing Treasury disapproval, he acquired it for the museum by instalments.
- Government should use civilised stratagems to arrest those who fall short of the law.
- As Anna and Claire's stratagems become more and more elaborate, Catherine's constant interruptions get funnier and funnier.
- But they should be asking government to introduce new stratagems to cope with the inevitable ‘peaking out ‘of new housing output.’
- There had been many battles, but the counterstrike and stratagems had been too late to save Illeth.
- For the women Cable turns to legal stratagems to suggest extended possibilities.
- By current standards, Eve is old-fashioned, her wiles and stratagems strictly based on aligning herself with men for their power rather than tapping into her own.
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.