In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(agitar los brazos)to wave one's arms aboutbraceaba intentando soltarse — she flailed about wildly trying to free herself
2(al nadar)no braceas bien — your arm movement isn't right
- intenta bracear más largo — try to make your strokes longer
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.