In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1exaggerationsería una exageración decir que … — it would be an exaggeration to say that …
- no sé cómo trabaja tantas horas, es una exageración — I don't know how he can work such long hours, he's overdoing it / it's too much
- no pienso pagar ese precio, es una exageración — I'm not going to pay that price, it's excessive / it's exorbitant / it's much too expensive
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.