In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1desentenderse de algo/algn
- se desentendió por completo del asunto — he washed his hands of the whole affair
- tú siempre te desentiendes de estos problemas — you always distance yourself from these problems
- se desentiende de los hijos — he doesn't take an interest in the children
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.