In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1calcado a algo/algn
- es calcado a su madre — he looks just like his mother
- esta canción es calcada a la que ganó el festival — this song's exactly the same as the one that won the festival
2están calcados — one is a carbon copy of the other
- calcado de algo
- está calcado del de Serra — it's copied straight from Serra's
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.