In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1thisesto es lo más difícil — this is the most difficult part
- el 10%, esto es, el doble que el año pasado — 10%, that is to say, double last year's figure
- esto de tener que venir a las siete no me gusta — I don't like having to come in at seven
- en esto llega Daniel y … — just at this moment / just then Daniel arrives and …
- no tiene ni esto de sentido común — he hasn't an ounce of common sense
- a todo esto
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.