In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1self-assuranceconfidenceself-possessionlack of inhibitiona pesar de su edad actúa con mucho desenfado — despite her age she behaves with great self-assurance / confidence / self-possession
- —bésame —le dijo con total desenfado — kiss me, she said without the slightest hint of self-consciousness / with total lack of inhibition
2(de un estilo, una moda)visten con gran desenfado — they are very free and easy / carefree in the way they dress
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.