In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1darle un codazo a algn — to elbow sb
- me dio un codazo para avisarme que había llegado — she nudged me to let me know he had arrived
- me dio un codazo en el ojo — he stuck his elbow in my eye / he elbowed me in the eye
- se abrió camino a codazos — he elbowed people out of the way
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.