In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
nombre femenino plural
1quotation marksinverted commas Britanicoponer algo entre comillas — to put sth in quotation marks / in inverted commas
- abran/cierren comillas — open/close quotation marks / inverted commas
- dijo que era, entre comillas, una maravilla — he said it was, and I quote, a marvel
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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.