In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In practice this decision made virtually no difference to the final cut off points.
- The conservation area in Keighley town centre is set to be virtually doubled.
- You'll need a car to get around Idaho as public transport is virtually non-existent.
- The building was virtually destroyed in the blaze, which broke out late on Saturday night.
- There's been virtually no enforcement of the bus lanes since they were introduced a few years ago.
- Olive had found the meadow quite charming and had virtually claimed it as her own.
- Detox diets are quite popular now, where you virtually fast for a week to get rid of all the toxins in your body.
- His act has consisted of virtually nothing else throughout his entire career.
- They headed out before the nightclub closed, which was virtually a first for Mac.
- Outside, everything was as damp and dreary as virtually every day of this sopping wet month has been.
- In other words, unless a thief is stealing it for personal use, it would be virtually worthless.
- With virtually no spare money, exciting holidays had been out of the question.
- It called again about quarter of an hour later from virtually the same spot above my head.
- They spend most of their waking hours caring for them and are often woken at night, but get virtually no help.
- Malton has virtually completed all the work necessary, both in the cattle shed and the sheep shed.
- It is virtually impossible to find anyone close to him who thinks Sellers was happy.
- This is virtually a derby game between two teams that have shown good form this season.
- Salford, on the other had, accepted virtually every opportunity that came their way.
- Now when a conversation like this starts in the post office it tend to be taken up by virtually everyone in the Dale.
- We knew that, if our daughter survived, she would lead a virtually normal life.
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- Pretty much any control button found on a handheld console can be imitated virtually on screen.
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.