In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Their tireless determination to challenge themselves - and their audiences - resulted in some of the most gloriously unclassifiable music of the past year.
- It's remarkable, unclassifiable and vividly delivered on what is altogether a very finely presented disc.
- It's been repeated by many critics and fans that Donnie Darko is simply an unclassifiable movie, bringing elements of suburban culture, science fiction, fantasy, and family drama to the screen in just under the running time of two hours.
- However, this general problem of the volume is enlivened by a few apparently illogical digressions and unclassifiable curiosities.
- He also called Australia a ‘chimera’, the word applied by classical authors to unclassifiable monsters.
- Book as soon as the dates are announced, because Hashirigaki is an unclassifiable, unforgettable experience - the stuff that masterpieces are made of.
- It suggests that he must possess a very particular, yet profoundly unclassifiable sensibility: that he must, in fact, be rather a good composer.
- It should have been less Wordsworthian; it's unclassifiable.
- The latest film from Gabriele Salvatores, director of the Oscar winning Mediterraneo, melds several genres whilst remaining refreshingly unclassifiable.
- An almost unclassifiable mixture of mystery yarn, supernatural story and character study, Frozen has an ambition and originality that has become all too rare in British cinema.
- At the bottom of the ladder is raw, chaotic nature itself, composed of invisible organisms and an unclassifiable mass of life that feeds, grows, dies, and stinks in dark, mysterious places.
- The nation as a whole is too varied, fickle, inconsistent and unclassifiable for that to work.
- Almost a third of the participants, at both lapse and relapse points, obtained scores in the ‘other’ or unclassifiable category.
- To place the unclassifiable Rodin among the Impressionists might be considered perverse.
- More and more often bands were releasing records that fell into some area of unclassifiable intent.
- It is strangely unclassifiable television - a caustically comic, surreptitiously sudsy thriller that has alienated a whole tranche of strait-laced Americans and so delighted many more.
- An unclassifiable mixture of animation, drama, love story, coming-of-age-tale-slash-concert movie, Hedwig is adapted from Mitchell's off-Broadway hit of the same name.
- Funk, reggae, hip hop, electro, acoustic drum 'n' bass and the rhythms of música nordestina are all subsumed into an unclassifiable but very soulful whole.
- Then there were several books of physics, and after that there were a series of books signed by Aristotle which dealt with matters unclassifiable within the established schema.
- A Getty official ushered me into a roomful of largely unclassifiable objects, randomly placed on steel shelving.
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.