In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1appearanceun hombre de apariencia fuerte — a strong-looking man
- en apariencia, estaba en buenas condiciones — by all appearances it was in good condition
- a juzgar por las apariencias — judging by appearances
- tenemos que guardar / cubrir las apariencias — we have to keep up appearances
- las apariencias engañan — appearances can be deceptive
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.