In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(con frecuencia, repetidamente)continuallyconstantlyel teléfono ha estado sonando continuamente — the phone hasn't stopped ringing
2(sin interrupción)continuouslyhay que estar continuamente pendiente de él — you have to be at his beck and call the whole time / all the time
- llovió continuamente durante cuatro días — it rained continuously / constantly for four days
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.