In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1deferencetuvo la deferencia de cederme su lugar — he was courteous enough to give up his place to me
- no muestran ninguna deferencia hacia / con los mayores — they do not treat their elders with due deference / respect
- el gesto se interpretó como una deferencia hacia los visitantes — the gesture was seen as a mark of respect toward(s) the visitors
- no lo dije por deferencia a la visita — I refrained from saying it out of / in deference to our visitor
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.