In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1¿éste le agrada, señora? — is this one to your liking, madam? formal
- la idea no me agrada — the idea doesn't appeal to me
- aquí su presencia siempre agrada — it's always a pleasure to see you here
- me agradaría mucho verlos allí — I would be very pleased to see you there
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.