In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
2.1(sonido) muffledcon voz apagada — in a subdued voice
2.2(color) muted(color) dull
3.1(no encendido)la luz está apagada — the light is off / isn't on
- asegúrate de que el fuego esté apagado/la cocina esté apagada — make sure the fire is out/the stove is switched off
- con el motor apagado — with the engine off
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.