In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1los bailarines iban desacompasados — the dancers were out of step
- los violines van desacompasados — the violins are out of time
- tengo el corazón desacompasado — my heartbeat's irregular
- una pieza poco melodiosa y desacompasada — a rather tuneless composition with an irregular beat / with a jerky rhythm
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.