In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1formal(líneas/caminos) to convergetodas las miradas convergen en este momento sobre nuestro país — at the moment all eyes are on our country
2converger en algo — to coincide on sth
- converger en algo — to concur on sth
- los dos líderes convergen en su postura de cara al terrorismo — the two leaders concur on their attitude to terrorism
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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.