In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Rather than raise the economic level of the poor to that of the rich - which they regard as unfeasible and undesirable - their goal is to curb the consumption of those living in the industrialised nations.
- This was a few years ago, so I have no idea who ran the establishment then, but they spent an unfeasible amount of time arguing among themselves and with the customers.
- It's all here - ridiculous sound effects, frankly unfeasible flying leaps, slow motion sequences.
- It's easy to visualise mountains of paperwork, bustling assistants and urgent phone calls from New York and Tokyo, but it seems unfeasible that any of it could ruffle this lady's feathers.
- As a brattish youngster, I remember the unfeasible joy gained from making every payphone in a five mile radius ring simultaneously.
- He said there was an identified need and retailers had already expressed an interest in the site, because it was unfeasible to put large-scale retail development in the town centre.
- That the islands are still an agreeable place to live is not in doubt, despite US claims that resettlement is unfeasible.
- The pair go into the first Test in Kingston on Thursday with the chance of being part of a winning England touring side in the Caribbean - it is certainly not unfeasible and both can have a big part to play.
- But after months of debate, Rochdale Township committee ruled on Wednesday that moving the bronze statue was unfeasible because it could be damaged.
- Parish councillors today said the alternative uses were always unfeasible and the village needed a working bus station.
- It might be tempting fate, since in recent years, every idea I've had has either been unfeasible or has stalled irrevocably!
- Then we went to the pub and drunk an incredibly unfeasible amount of Guinness each.
- Some plans are unfeasible or impossible and people don't realize it until after they take office and understand the situation better or until they try it and fail.
- But was it really necessary for him to push his body to such unfeasible limits before the general public would put their hands in their pockets?
- It was actually really just a good thriller; the sci-fi trappings were entirely needless and pretty unfeasible.
- The surviving corvids are continuing to hammer on the upstairs windows at unfeasible hours of the morning, so as far as I am concerned, the more of them the boys managed to shoot, the better.
- She claimed the plans were unfeasible and said they would undermine the Government's previous efforts in promoting national museums.
- Will is someone who has come into an unfeasible amount of money, and whose hand will come to ache from writing his signature on traveller's cheques.
- Often these ideals take the form of ridiculously unfeasible forms with unhealthily exaggerated hourglass figures.
- It was one of those magical moments of travel - a sudden, unexpected and entirely irrational feeling of elation, an unfeasible optimism.
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.