In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- se ensañaron con los prisioneros — they showed the prisoners no mercy / pity
- se ensañaba con cualquier empleado que estuviera cerca — he used to vent his anger / fury / frustration on any employee who happened to be on hand
- no te ensañes con él, la culpa no es toda suya — don't take it out on him, it's not all his fault
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.