In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Pega el cambucho al lomo del álbum.
- Aliviar el dolor de oído con un cambucho de diario prendido en la punta.
- Te daban las compras en un cambucho de papel madera.
- La pasajera regresa y me entrega un cambucho con azúcar que trueco por dos botes.
2(cesto)laundry basketdirty linen basket
3(de botella)straw covering
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.