In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1América Latina coloquial(atontado)dopey coloquialdozy coloquialse levantó abombado de la siesta — he got up, still feeling dopey / dozy after his nap
- ¡no seas abombado! — don't be such a dope!
2América Latina(en mal estado)esta carne está abombada — this meat is off Britanico
3.1(superficie) convex(techo) domed
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.