In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(argument/claim/evidence) poco fundado(evidence/argument/claim) endeble(link/connection) indirecto
- As the debate has gone on, the arguments have got thinner and thinner and more tenuous from the Opposition.
- Despite the tenuous nature of these links, professionals are obliged to advise and even persuade parents to follow the campaign's advice.
- Five of the six miniatures represent couples, three of them in nocturnal landscapes, and their relationship to the text remains distinctly tenuous.
- W.B. Yeats connection with the house is tenuous indeed and hangs by the slender thread of his infatuation with Con and Eva.
- ‘But there is a link - however tenuous - between the clubs and the hooligans, whether the clubs like it or not,’ he said.
- These comments provide a glimpse into the thinking of a layer of extremely wealthy Hollywood liberals or erstwhile liberals, whose commitment to democratic rights is increasingly tenuous.
- Yes I know the links to Enron are tenuous at best, but since when has that stopped various newspapers.
- If I can just figure out some tenuous contextual link…
- But the fact that his confirmation was put on thin ice by such tenuous allegations concerns many activists.
- The NY Times is mentioning a tenuous New York link but most cases have originated in Asia.
- Today, I shall mostly be counting minutes, and considering the tenuous link between the words ‘delay’ and ‘deadline.’
- Every night, it seems we read of yet another instance of a local trader virtually forced out of business by the hike in car park charges or, however tenuous the link, the introduction of car parking charges during the evening.
- The free-association part of my brain works overtime and I can base a wisecrack on the most tenuous of links between this and that.
- But the central idea - that of the unexciting English town staking its tenuous claim to historical distinction - is an intriguing one.
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.