In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(esencial)(principio/norma) fundamentalun rasgo elemental de su poesía — an essential / a fundamental feature of his poetry
2(básico)(curso/nivel) elementary(texto) elementary(texto) basictiene nociones elementales de inglés — she has a rudimentary / basic knowledge of English
- desconoce las más elementales normas de urbanidad — he doesn't know the most basic / elementary norms of civilized behavior
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.