In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(subida)(de temperatura, precios) rise(de una montaña) ascentse producirá un ascenso de las temperaturas — temperatures will rise
- una industria en ascenso — an industry on the up and up
2(de un empleado) promotionMilitar promotionel equipo logró el ascenso a primera división — the team was promoted to / achieved promotion to / went up to the first division
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.