In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1doce es el cuádruple de tres — twelve is four times three
- esta cifra es el cuádruple de la que esperábamos — this figure is four times / quadruple what we expected
- su fortuna ha aumentado el cuádruple en tres años — his wealth has increased four-fold / has quadrupled in three years
- Cuádruple empate por el MVP de la jornada.
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.