In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1out of proportionla cabeza está desproporcionada en relación al cuerpo — the head is disproportionate to / out of proportion to the body
- pinta figuras desproporcionadas — he paints figures which are all out of proportion
- su reacción fue absolutamente desproporcionada — her reaction was totally out of proportion
- una indemnización desproporcionada al daño sufrido — compensation disproportionate to the damage incurred
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.