In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(de un edificio)facadeuna fachada de estilo barroco — a baroque facade
- un edificio con 30 metros de fachada — a building with a 30 meter frontage
2(apariencia)facadebajo la fachada fría — beneath the cold facade / exterior
- su generosidad es pura fachada — his generosity is all a facade / is all show
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.