In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1Colombia informal (desilusionar)to disappoint
1.2Colombia informal (engañar)to fool coloquial
2Chile coloquial(pegar)to beat hell out of coloquial
1(hacerse mucho daño) to hurt oneself(matarse) to kill oneselfdescrestarse trabajando — to work one's butt off EEUU coloquial
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.