In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1no leídothe letters remain unread — las cartas siguen sin leerse
- Beside it was a winding up petition and legal documents, boxed and unread, which had been left by the Treasury department.
- Over the years, I've been trying to find the right readers for my unread books.
- For adherents of some disciplines, using the resources allotted to them by academia to produce arcane, unread tomes may be fine, but this isn't doing feminism any good.
- Plus, when you're on the road, you can use WinFax Pro to retrieve unread faxes from your office computer.
- She was on her last unread volume and it's never a good idea to let this woman run out of books.
- The count on the machine reads 22 unread messages.
- And, while he was busy practicing, a gift from his father, a book about Roosevelt's New Deal, went unread.
- He gazed out the window, an unread book resting on his lap.
- I have too many piles of unread paper comics to read, and they make me feel guilty by being things that take up space on the floor in boxes.
- Naomi shouted, pushing Kazuki's bookbag filled with unfinished homework and unread textbooks back into his arms.
- But to me, a cookbook unused is like an unread book in that it's not fulfilling it's potential.
- Any aspiring writer should be taken to the book depository and shown the tottering stacks that will remain unread and unreviewed, and likely tossed onto the FREE table at the paper.
- I always want to take young writers to the book room and show them the mountains of books - unread, to say nothing of unreviewed.
- Curiosity filling his mind, he opened the new, unread book.
- I also looked in Waterstone's, not that I need any more books to read for a while; I have a pile of unread paperbacks awaiting me at home as it is.
- But at seven, eight, nine and ten, the unread book was only waiting for its turn in the pile that I would lug out the door twice a week.
- Work that would have gone unread will now be read and, along the way, books that would have gone unsold will now be bought.
- Yet politicians place an immense value on these bulky unread tomes.
- Once ‘ExploreZip.E’ gets onto a PC it emails itself out as an attachment in a reply to all read and unread emails in Microsoft Outlook with the following message.
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.