In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Medicinacheckupdebe someterse a un chequeo médico antes de viajar — you must have a medical before you travel Britanico
- se hará un chequeo a fondo de la población infantil — all children will be given thorough medical examinations / checkups
2(control, inspección)checkrigurosos chequeos de precios — rigorous price-checks
- mostradores de chequeo de tiquetes — check-in desks
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.