In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sin amarrar)el perro estaba desatado — the dog was off its leash / was loose
- llevas los cordones desatados — your shoelaces are undone
2coloquialestá desatado — he's out of control
3estar con / tener los nervios desatados — to be a bundle of nerves
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.