In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A focus on texts and their position in all kinds of Italian secular vocal music of the time leads to a rather wordy book not very easy to follow in its layout, especially when a music example precedes its reference.
- Rather it is a wordy exercise devoid of critical intelligence.
- Moreover, he had to worry about all manner of dull work: petitions were read, proclamations heard, and patents and all manner of wordy, repetitious and wearisome papers had to be attended to.
- You attempt to cover over lifeless language with wonderfully wordy witticisms of the repetitive variety.
- But we are left now asking ourselves what the real reason is for such a lengthy and wordy Supplementary Order Paper.
- I feel that most stories set in the middle ages tend to fall back on the archaic language that makes it more difficult to understand and rather overly wordy - the great exception to this being Ella Enchanted, which is a fabulous book.
- Their speeches are wordy and repetitive, variations on some theme, or simple reiterations for incantatory effect, always mesmerizing even when you merely read the lines to yourself in the script.
- By this point, our interactions consisted largely of lengthy letters exchanged from my college typewriter to her secretarial bay word processor - long, wordy journals of what we each were doing.
- Having been so wordy, I am now lost for the right words to sum up how this whole thing has made me feel.
- The play suffers from a wordy and lengthy first act which is, to my mind, unavoidably necessary in order to establish the characters.
- There are more than 40 deleted scenes, and though some are about 1/10 the length of Smith's wordy intros, most are fun to watch and boast full production quality.
- There are short, clean-cut, crisp sentences with none of the wordy, long-windedness of one who has spent long years on the Bench.
- Ben, I know that you asked for suggestions as a comment but you must know me by now - wordy, verbose and horribly convoluted.
- The book is wordy, and repetition of various concepts by different contributors and heaviness on quotations make it slow reading.
- I can see why it's been called wordy, but I don't mind a bit of repetition as long as they say it funny, and they did.
- Repetition is neither wordy nor inefficient; it improves clarity, understanding, and remembrance of the rules.
- As the rather wordy title suggests, it was to be a weekend of exploration, with visual displays and talks complementing the performances in Dublin's National Concert Hall.
- I was going to write something more about my experience of travelling around the city, but due to lack of time it's in digestible bullet-point form rather than anything more complicated and wordy.
- No matter how wordy the material he begins with, this Russian-born director's work always emphasizes experiencing the story viscerally, through the senses.
- Two days of debate followed, producing formulations ever more tortuous and wordy, amid signs of growing impatience from the public galleries.
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.