In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1no escatimaron esfuerzos para asegurar el éxito de la misión — they spared no effort / they were unstinting in their efforts to ensure the success of the mission
- no le escatimes mantequilla — don't skimp on / stint on the butter
- nos escatimaban los materiales — they were being very sparing with the materials
- empezó a escatimarles los fondos — he began to cut back on their funds
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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.