In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1no veo con agrado su relación con él — I'm not pleased / happy about her relationship with him
- tengo el agrado de dirigirme a Vd. para informarle que … — I am pleased to inform you that …
- siento que no sea de su agrado — I'm sorry that it's not to your liking
- lo haré con sumo agrado — I'd be only too glad to do it
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.