In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Juegosacetener/guardar un as en la manga — to have/keep an ace / a trick up one's sleeve
2coloquial(campeón)ace coloquiales un as del volante — she's an ace / a crack driver coloquial
- un as de las finanzas — a financial wizard
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.