In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to disconcertme desconcertó con tantas preguntas — I was disconcerted by all the questions
- sus reacciones me desconciertan — I find his reactions disconcerting
- su respuesta me desconcertó — I was taken aback / disconcerted by her reply
1to be disconcertedme desconcerté con su pregunta — I was taken aback / disconcerted by her question
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.