In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(empujón)me dieron muchos achuchones en el tren — there was a lot of pushing and shoving / a lot of jostling on the train
2(abrazo)squeezelos vi dándose achuchones en el portal — I saw them hugging each other in the doorway
3(indisposición repentina)le dio un achuchón — she suddenly felt a little ill
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.