In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(obrar)(persona) to actactuó de / como mediador — he acted as a mediator
- no entiendo tu forma de actuar — I don't understand the way you're behaving / acting
2(medicamento) to work(medicamento) to actdejar actuar a la naturaleza — let nature take its course
3(actor) to act(torero) to perform¿quién actúa en esa película? — who's in that movie?
4Derechoto actactúa por la parte demandada el abogado Sr. Ruiz — Sr. Ruiz is acting for the defendant
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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.