In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ante un peligro)alarmla noticia sembró la alarma en / entre la población — the news caused alarm among the population
- dar la voz de alarma — to sound / raise the alarm
2(dispositivo)alarmel timbre de la alarma — the alarm bell
- poner la alarma — to set the alarm
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.