In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1América Latina(retraso)delayperdón por la demora, pero había mucho tráfico — I'm sorry I'm late, but the traffic was bad
- le pido disculpas por mi demora en contestarle — I do hope that you will forgive my delay in replying
- sin demora — without delay
2Marinabearingtomar una demora — to take a bearing
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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.