In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(de dinero, bienes)wastelos derroches de sus hijos — the wastefulness of their children
- es un derroche de energía dejar las luces encendidas — it's a waste of electricity leaving the lights on
2(abundancia)un derroche de entusiasmo — a tremendous display of enthusiasm
- un derroche de color — a feast of color
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.