In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1estos hechos nos dan una noción cabal del problema — these facts give us a fuller and more exact idea of the problem
- en el cabal sentido de la palabra — in the strict sense of the word
- tenemos conciencia cabal de las dificultades — we are fully / completely aware of the difficulties
- hay 12 euros cabales — there are exactly 12 euros
- cuarenta, cabalitos — exactly forty (euros)
2(persona) fine(persona) upright
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.