In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In the case of phones, paying $1.50 for a high quality call is far more cost effective than paying 50 cents for a short call hurriedly read by an uncommitted caller.
- For Sheeler, perhaps even more than for Stieglitz, Strand, and others, photography was a socially uncommitted art, whose purpose was to seek and reveal expressive form.
- Pellucid believes that there are nine million golfers who fall in the uncommitted category, which are defined in 2002 as players playing one to four rounds per year.
- Do we really look weak, uncommitted, value-free-tacking to the wind, whichever way it blows?
- The reality, however, was that Scott - earning a seven-figure salary - was not earning that salary and was uncommitted and unprepared by all accounts.
- But with as much as one third of the electorate said to be uncommitted, the big question was not whether Blair and Labour would be re-elected, but by how much - or how little.
- To court uncommitted Democrats in the House voting, Republican leaders agreed to create a special congressional commission to monitor human rights violations in China after the country is granted the trade status.
- Athletes who are unprepared for and/or uncommitted to the academic part of the equation have nonetheless come to college because it is viewed as their only route to professional stardom.
- Even today, some authors appear uncommitted to this view.
- In the words of Herbert Butterfield, who is not a Lutheran, ‘Hold to Christ and for the rest be totally uncommitted.’
- Many, perhaps most, came uncommitted and unconvinced.
- It is not as dramatic as the big plunge, but perhaps more believable to uncommitted or easily-discouraged voters.
- Secondly, to what extent, in down-playing ideological choices, is he creating a new straitjacket, that of the uncommitted centre which just muddled through?
- Apart from anything else, we're not living under a military regime - it just antagonises the uncommitted middle ground, who are the very people we want to win over.
- Psychologists have long noted that rational debate seldom convinces people of the truth of an argument, unless they enter the debate uncommitted.
- She recognized from the TV pictures at least half a dozen uncommitted local activists whom the campaign has also been trying to woo.
- It is within this generally uncommitted and unserious atmosphere that one encounters so many disappointing works.
- Until the forces of the virtual republic took to the field, sanctions against the uncommitted majority were unlikely to be undertaken.
- He briefly sketches the beliefs of five selected scientists including two believers, two nonbelievers, and one uncommitted.
- Wittingly or not, Marlin touched on another of those garage whispers: Atwood somehow is uncommitted to the sport and his career.
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.