In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sacudida) jolt(de un temblor de tierra) tremor(de un temblor de tierra) shake coloquialno vi nada, solo sentí el cimbronazo cuando le dimos al árbol — I didn't see anything, I just felt the jolt when we hit the tree
- la escopeta le dio un cimbronazo — the rifle recoiled on him / kicked back at him
- el cimbronazo de la explosión — the shock of the explosion
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.