In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to digressel conferenciante empezó a divagar — the speaker began to go off at a tangent / go off the point / disgress
- déjate de divagar — stop straying / wandering off the subject / going off the point
- había tomado mucho vino y ya empezaba a divagar — he'd drunk a lot of wine and he was starting to ramble
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.