In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to deterto discouragedisuadir a algn de algo — to dissuade sb from sth
- disuadir a algn de que + subj — to dissuade sb from + -ing
- intentó disuadirlo de su propósito — she tried to talk him out of it / to dissuade him
- debemos disuadirlo de que lo haga — we must dissuade him from doing it
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.