In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(mecanismo) mechanism(aparato) deviceel dispositivo de arranque — the starting mechanism
2formal(destacamento)han reforzado el dispositivo militar en la zona — they have deployed more troops in the area
- un fuerte dispositivo policial — a large contingent of police
- aumentará el dispositivo de vigilancia en las carreteras — the number of highway patrols will be increased
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.