In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1extraordinariamentesingularmenteit's uncommonly warm — hace un calor fuera de lo normal
- not uncommonly — con cierta / relativa frecuencia
- A string of uncommonly frightening encounters and a grimy dark feel sets the bar.
- In a land where power is often measured by an executive's fear factor, Lyne is remarkably calm and uncommonly polite.
- It was at one uncommonly crowded nights of these that I met Li'l Andy.
- Lydia looked up at Theo, wondering at the uncommonly serious tone in his voice.
- The room was uncommonly tidy, except for the books on the desk, and there were no pictures on the walls.
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.