In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1—recuérdame —dijo débilmente — remember me, he said weakly / in a weak voice
- la luz de la vela alumbraba débilmente el desván — the attic was lit by the faint / dim light of the candle
- protestó débilmente — he protested feebly / half-heartedly / weakly
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.