In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1batonllevar la batuta — to be the boss coloquial
- en casa es mi madre la que lleva la batuta — my mother's the one who wears the pants in our house
- tomar la batuta — to take charge
- el hijo tomó la batuta de la empresa — his son took charge of / took over the running of the company
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.