In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(carné/pasaporte) to expire¿cuándo te caduca el pasaporte? — when does your passport expire?
- el plazo de la licitación caduca el 17 de noviembre — the closing date for tenders is November 17
- este vale está caducado — this voucher is no longer valid / is out of date
2(medicamento) to expire formal[ S ] caduca a los tres meses — use within three months
- este yogur ha caducado — this yogurt is past its sell-by date/use-by date
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.