In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1¡qué comedura de coco de comedura de coco que es la publicidad en la tele! — all these commercials on TV are just trying to con / brainwash you into buying things you don't need
- no me vengas con comedura de cocos de comedura de coco — don't give me any of your excuses / far-fetched stories
- ¡vaya comedura de coco de comedura de coco que tienes! — you really have been brainwashed, haven't you?
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.