In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(condenar)to deploredeploró las medidas tomadas por el gobierno — he condemned / deplored the measures taken by the government
- deploramos la violencia — we deplore violence
2(lamentar)to regretdeploramos nuestro error — we deeply regret our mistake
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.