In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to have funlo dijo solo por chacotear — she only said it in fun
1chacotearse de algo/algn — to poke fun at sth/sb
- Jugábamos, chacoteábamos, hablábamos con crudeza del cáncer.
- Y como de costumbre, esa noche los oí reírse y chacotear.
- Le encanta chacotear con la economía y los números.
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.