In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(excitación)la exaltación de los ánimos hacía temer una reacción violenta — emotions had reached such a fever pitch / feelings were running so high that there were fears of a violent reaction
- presa de exaltación irrumpió en el despacho — she burst into the office in an agitated state
2formal(alabanza)exaltation formalhizo una exaltación de estos valores morales — she extolled these moral values formal
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.