In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(interés, provecho)solo piensa en su conveniencia personal — he only thinks of his own interests
- te hizo el favor por conveniencia — she only did you the favor because it was in her own interest
- se casó por conveniencia — he made / it was a marriage of convenience
2(de un proyecto, una acción)advisability
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.