In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Resigned to the fact that a war will take place and unconfident of their ability to stop it, anti-war protesters instead wash their hands of war.
- A six-point scale was used to assess student confidence in responding to the cases, anchored at 1 = very unconfident and 6 = very confident.
- The dark mindset of guilt alone is designed to prey on early teens and technically smart but socially unconfident older teens who, for one reason or another, have a shaky sense of self-worth.
- Personally I am not so unconfident in our nation as to believe any agreement we enter into with the United States immediately means we are relinquishing our sovereignty.
- It's very hard at the moment to read that mood, but it's uncertain, slightly fearful, unconfident.
- A good many of these tests, I am convinced, make the most of the fact that the people taking them are presumed to be inexperienced and unconfident, and likely to accept the authority of the test company.
- Variety is what is expected of most writers, although it can be threatening for the unconfident reader.
- Members admit their recommendations will be ‘anti-scientific’ but those in the nervous and unconfident museum profession welcome an opportunity to improve their image.
- Yeah, like I said, like in the beginning, I was pretty nervous and unconfident playing the first match in such a long time.
- The girl you're describing sounds unconfident; maybe she's looking for something that makes her seem mysterious and powerful.
- Gerrard did not appear the most unconfident player when he returned to training with the rest of the squad.
- I am not going to ruin this trip for myself by being unconfident and unsure.
- That the threat is perceived so deeply shows how unconfident we are as doctors.
- Where post-Cold War politics seemed uncertain and unconfident, Islamic fundamentalism promised firm rules, a coherent sense of identity, and a sense of belonging to a global Islamic community.
- I think that I wouldn't want readers to feel unconfident about books and the book industry.
- I believe his obnoxious behaviour is a gloss to cover an immature, unconfident, pathetic and pitiful character.
- Most of the people who read your book will be unconfident males.
- In strikes previously unconfident people speak to mass meetings of workers to raise solidarity or argue for more action.
- So you can imagine how a shy, quite and unconfident person might feel dealing with this.
- But they are unconfident, depressed and defensive.
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.