In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(defecto)faultdeficiencias técnicas — technical faults / defects
2(insuficiencia)deficiencyel trabajo presenta serias deficiencias — the work has serious shortcomings / deficiencies
- una deficiencia en el sistema de seguridad — a weakness / flaw / shortcoming in the security system
- deficiencias en nuestra alimentación — deficiencies in our diet
- deficiencia inmunológica — immune deficiency
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.