In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1si no estudias, difícilmente podrás aprobar el examen — if you don't do some work, you'll have trouble / difficulty passing the exam
- difícilmente se le puede acusar de falta de honestidad — one could hardly accuse him of being dishonest
- difícilmente encontrarás algo abierto a esta hora — you'll be hard pressed / you'll be unlikely to find anything open at this time of day
- ¿había mucha gente? — difícilmente habría unas diez personas — were there many people? — ten at the very most
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.