English—Latin cognates ending in -al
Many English words with a Latin origin end in -al and will be familiar if you speak a Latin language. Beware of false friends!
“These abdominal exercises strengthen your core muscles, which are the muscles around your trunk.”
“The £175m proposal for a garden bridge on the Thames is facing an escalating backlash from leading novelists, cultural figures and architects who have slammed the cost, location and abysmal design of the project.”
“Penicillin: An accidental discovery changed the course of medicine”
“Actual results may vary from expected results.”
“Ryanair has not yet responded after being asked whether it is in their policy to allow guests with homemade luggage coats to board without additional charge.”