In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1miembro de una compañía teatral masculineshe's a real trouper — siempre está dispuesta a echar una mano
- an old trouper — un veterano/una veterana
- She was really being a trouper and trying to continue.
- This last pursuit had him touring America in a state of health that would have most troupers languishing in bed with a port and lemon and it was effectively the death of him.
- She's been on her own for the best part of 20 years since my dad died, but she's always a trouper.
- Denise, who is playing the wicked queen, said: ‘I take my crown off to her she is a real trouper.’
- Bridget says that her son is a real trouper, but his success, she hopes, will reassure any parent whose child is diagnosed as a diabetic.
- I admire your fortitude, but there's a fine line between being a trouper and recklessness.
- These girls are not fiercely independent rock rebels; they are well-behaved showbiz troupers from the tightly controlled world of manufactured pop.
- To help him reminisce, he is joined by troupers from that period: Ken Dodd, Roy Hudd, Sheila Tracy and Anthony Horowitz.
- But, being a trouper, she drove out of LA with a guitar and a box of records, and did a one-woman ‘tour’, playing at locations of opportunity for a couple of weeks.
- The Thai performers are experienced troupers who know how to lip-sync to Chinese songs and they would go downstage to mingle with the audience, such as sitting down on the laps of the male audience members.
- ‘Well, your little one is a trouper,’ he offered.
- But he's a trouper, and I hope everything will work out.
- In this photograph, Kerry bears an odd resemblance to an ageing Beach Boy, another old trouper who promises good vibrations.
- But one of Bobby's colleagues points out what a trouper he was.
- She was a trouper and just got on with it and helped set the tone.
- Like an old trouper who cannot resist the limelight, he flounced out of a special parade of champions, saying he could not support sport as long as there were drug cover-ups going on.
- While these super troupers keep on plucking, we are left to look for a new generation of stars to usurp them.
- But you've never seen a trouper like this before.
- I'd recommend it to novice gardeners because it is a real trouper of a plant.
- ‘So Richard, the trouper that he is, hit the stage to a rapturous applause of appreciation, gave a marvellous opening speech and saved the day gloriously,’ said Mr Simpson.
- A real trouper puts on the sort of show his admirers expect.
- But he is a trouper who often ends up saving the day.
- During the 1980s and '90s he wrote many songs and formed many bands to play them, touring like a trouper nationally and internationally.
- Next came juvenile acts like the Gumm Sisters, whose youngest member later changed her name to Judy Garland, and the Nicholas Brothers, dancing troupers who subsequently became headliners.
- She rambled into unscripted anecdotes, and there were tons of references to American icons and Hollywood chums I'd never heard of, but a true trouper captivates no matter what.
- And the more open you are with kids, I think the more reassured they are, and they were really troupers.
- ‘You'd think after all these years we'd all be troupers,’ said Davis.
- Jack was a trouper and went on with us to the movie.
- She is - loyal trouper - solidly behind him, more interested, apparently, in setting the historical record straight than concerned about her own very public humiliation.
- After the circus troupers leave, clown-mime Manuel stays on, moving into a nearby shack, befriending Willem and teaching him magic and clown arts.
- Well, she's a trouper through and through, that's for sure.
- Irving and Ethel were two of a kind, indefatigable troupers who simply never wanted to get off stage.
- I suspect they are troupers who will be perfect wherever and whenever they play.
- But Rona the trouper quickly moved on, wheezing her way into the audience's affections.
- She's such a trouper that even when suffering from the flu she'll just pop a couple of Asprin and soldier on.
- She's a trouper, though, and is happy to do the interview between glugs. ‘This is a very good environment to be creative in,’ she says.
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.