In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- All this will provide a solid underpinning for housing.
- Because of the way the original plotland homes were built, with shallow, often uneven, foundations, the only way to save the building is through extensive underpinning.
- The river would create a problem of slow erosion and danger to the underpinning of other buildings in the site area.
- Repairs include underpinning the southeast corner of the 100 year-old, heritage listed building to stabilise the foundations and ensure the building is structurally sound.
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.