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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- Government officials have also challenged high court rights to have any review power over the issue of detention or preventative orders, declaring that the regime's authority is absolute and unchallengeable.
- U.S. policymakers have succumbed to hubris in the false belief that American dominance is an unchallengeable fact of international life.
- However, that it is now a constitutional document of some sort is an unchallengeable assertion within the New Zealand context.
- I didn't know what to make of the unchallengeable fact that some of the police officers said their views had been sharpened by on-the-street experience of dealing with ethnic minorities.
- It was hospitable to the idea of the leader whose godlike vision is authoritative and unchallengeable.
- Scripture used in this way, with supposed supernatural authority, is unchallengeable.
- These powers include unrestricted and essentially unchallengeable authority to arrest and kill people in ‘carrying out their duties.’
- The dissolution of the Soviet Union leaves the US as the planet's unchallenged and unchallengeable superpower - not just in the military and ideological sense, but in economics, technology and popular culture.
- Surely the unchallengeable fact is that Wiltshire County Council, after a considerable period of negotiation, consultation, and debate, decided on the Eastern route as their preferred option.
- Now they expect to hold an unchallengeable contest to revoke the president's mandate and those of the 29 representatives in the National Assembly that remain committed to him.
- The USA is already unchallengeable in terms of military power.
- Parliaments in the English tradition are fiercely protective of their constitutional supremacy and they are unchallengeable masters of their own proceedings.
- In the ad, a Navy crewmate says, ‘He had unfailing instinct and unchallengeable leadership.’
- The President's rule is effectively unchallengeable, though, even without his party's huge parliamentary majority.
- He felt God-like, a deity with the power and life and death and unchallengeable invulnerability.
- The demise of the USSR, they declared, created for the United States the opportunity to establish an unchallengeable global hegemony.
- The U.S. was so pre-eminent in military power as to be unchallengeable in any serious way, but it was also widely admired and emulated.
- Within the party his position is unchallengeable.
- This privileged status in the industrial relations system was unchallengeable for many years, allowing the Histadrut to define and dictate the scope of conditions of employment in the economy.
- What is more, the story has situated him in an afterlife which guarantees his terms: he knows about time and language because he is in the unchallengeable position of having transcended them both.
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.