In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1tuvo que sofocar varios conatos de rebelión — he had to put down several attempted uprisings
- varios conatos de violencia — several small / minor outbreaks of violence
- hubo un conato de incendio — there was a small fire which came to nothing
- hubo varios conatos de enfrentamientos — there were several minor skirmishes / incidents
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.