In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(con velocidad)venía embalado y no pudo frenar a tiempo — he was hurtling / racing along and couldn't brake in time
- salieron embalados cuando vieron llegar a la policía — they shot off / ran for it when they saw the police coming
2Río de la Plata(con una idea)excitedkeen Britanicoestá de lo más embalado con ella — he's really keen on her Britanico coloquial
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.