In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Law contraSport contraSport versuscity life versus country life — la vida de ciudad frente a / en oposición a la vida del campo
- the question of state versus private education — el problema de las relativas ventajas y desventajas de la educación pública y la privada
- We leafleted the Oldham versus Bury local derby football game and got a great response.
- St Joseph's will now meet the winners of the Ballyvarley versus First Dromara match.
- The North Bank versus South Bank contest became the highlight of the local sporting calendar.
- Kingussie now meet the winners of the Lochcarron versus Skye tie which was one of the day's casualties.
- It is like India versus Australia in cricket or whatever, the one we want to get excited about.
- Nairn County versus Rothes was postponed because of a waterlogged park.
- Red Kitching thinks that the Liverpool versus Newcastle United tie could end a managerial career.
- Liverpool versus Manchester United games are always big matches, for the players and the fans.
- It was another striker versus goalkeeper confrontation which ought to have gone to the man in possession.
- During Euro 2000, I went to watch Spain versus Slovenia with Bobby and a friend of his.
- Last weekend it had the game of the season so far - Manchester United versus Chelsea at Old Trafford.
- No single sporting event carries quite the emotional freight of England versus Germany at football.
- The Yankee pen has been shaky all year and needed El Duque to get a big out versus Oakland.
- The pairings were Embassy against Wilson Panthers and Cinzano versus Granwood.
- The National team is currently embroiled in an exhibition tour in B.C. versus Japan.
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.
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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.