In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1me cobró un dineral por la desabolladura de la puerta — he charged me a fortune to beat the dent out of the car door
- se especializa en desabolladuras — he specializes in auto bodywork
- taller de desabolladuras — panel beating shop
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.