In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
adjetivoFeminine and Plural ambas
1bothpacientes de ambos sexos — patients of both sexes
- a ambos lados de la carretera — on both sides of the road
- hubo acuerdo entre ambas partes — the two sides reached agreement
pronombre pluralFeminine ambas
1bothambos aceptaron la propuesta — they both accepted the proposal
- ambos me gustan — I like both of them
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.