In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1entertainmentel único entretenimiento que hay aquí es una discoteca — the only entertainment here is a discotheque
- jugar a las cartas me sirve de entretenimiento — playing cards keeps me amused / entertained
- no es su trabajo, lo hace solo por / como entretenimiento — it isn't his job, he just does it for pleasure / for fun
- su entretenimiento favorito es reírse de la gente — her favorite activity / pastime is making fun of people
- hay muchos entretenimientos para los niños — there are lots of things for the children to do
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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.