In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- estaba cundida de cáncer — she was riddled with cancer
- la casa estaba cundida de insectos — the house was full of / swarming with insects
- azoteas cundidas de tendederos — roofs crowded with washing lines
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.