In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to beat … with a stick
- No sé si usted recuerde las veces en que he bastoneado a la tristemente célebre regidora Claudia Verónica Gómez.
- Y con Riquelme bastoneando todo desde el medio, chocho porque le sobraban variantes de pase.
- En unos 3 kms se ganan 600 m de desnivel positivo, un tramo estupendo para bastonear y trabajar las piernas.
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.