In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- What perversity would inspire a busy corporate spokesman to lavish devotion on such an inert and - let's face it - steadfastly unlovable personage for more than two decades?
- Even relationships can be affected, because the person with SAD can become irritable, unloving and unlovable, says charity Mind.
- I am so sick of reading blogs by women who pepper their intelligent, hilarious posts with frequent mentions of how ugly/fat/flat/unwantable/unloveable they are.
- I spend a lot of my time thinking myself unworthy, unlovable, of little value or use…… and at the same time I find myself not wanting to feel that way at all, because on other levels I know that these things are not true.
- Maybe I just see myself as unloveable, I don't know.
- All the things I usually hate in TV are here - it's over the top, it's noisy, it's stuffed with unlovable people, everyone's shouting - but the old bile and fire is back.
- So I put his books up on a high shelf and tried to get on with the unloveable Red Brigade of deconstructivists and post-structuralists I was supposed to identify with now.
- An unedifying gallery of bit-part rogues, including the profoundly unlovable Frankie Fraser, keeps assuring us that Charlie was a gentleman who looked after his old mum, etc etc.
- Our unloveable, big loose cannon - Ortland, Ortland!
- When I say wrong with him, I mean, that the problems he had made him bad or unloveable.
- Two decades ago, she explored the psychology of terrorism in The Good Terrorist and, long before Lionel Shriver breached the taboo of a mother struggling with an unlovable son, Lessing explored the topic in The Fifth Child.
- Am I so completely unloveable and so horrible a person?
- Were the unloveable critters thrown into bowls of rice deliberately?
- I didn't want to make him a cliché or unloveable,’ Gowdy says.
- Maybe I am not so unlovable, because Dan, he loves me, he wants to be with me.'
- Love means loving the unlovable - or it is no virtue at all…
- As a rule, we divide our hearts into different compartments, for lovable, neutral and unlovable people.
- Edward Herrmann is Hearst, a big and strangely unlovable teddy bear of a man, spying fanatically on his guests and fellow passengers and especially on his beautiful mistress Marion Davies, played by Kirsten Dunst.
- Yesterday was one of those days when one feels sort of ucky and unloveable.
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.