In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1el suyo fue un comentario muy acertado — his remark was very much to the point / was very relevant
- no me parece muy acertada su decisión — I don't think it was a very good decision
- no estuviste muy acertado en decirle eso — it wasn't very clever / smart of you to tell her that
- ¡qué poco acertados estuvimos en la elección! — we didn't make a very good choice at all
- ha sido la compra más acertada que he hecho en mi vida — it's the best buy I've ever made
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.