In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1el periodista lo baqueteó de lo lindo — the reporter gave him a very hard time coloquial
- una mujer baqueteada por la vida — a woman who has taken a few knocks / blows in her life
- estos zapatos ya los tengo baqueteados — I've nearly worn these shoes out already
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.