In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(hecho)adversitysufrió todo tipo de adversidades — he suffered all sorts of setbacks / adversities
2(situación)se conoce a los amigos en la adversidad — when times are hard, you find out who your friends are
3(cualidad)harshnessseverityla adversidad del clima — the severity / harshness of the climate
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.