In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1check EEUUcheque Britanicome extendió un cheque por valor de 500 dólares — she made me out / wrote me a check for 500 dollars
- girar un cheque — to draw a check
- ¿puedo pagar con cheque? — can I pay by check?
- cobrar un cheque — to cash a check
- un cheque a nombre de … — a check made out to … / made payable to …
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.