In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
11985 fue denominado Año Internacional de la Juventud — 1985 was designated International Youth Year
- el área de percepción que denominamos extrasensorial — the area of perception known as extrasensory / termed extrasensory / which we call extrasensory
- el denominado efecto invernadero — the so-called greenhouse effect
- una planta denominada así por su forma — a plant so called because of its shape
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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.