In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1oí el frenazo — I heard the squealing / screeching of brakes
- dio un frenazo para no atropellar al perro — she slammed / jammed on her brakes to avoid hitting the dog
- la huella del frenazo — the tire / skid mark
- dar un frenazo a las importaciones — to put the brake on imports
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.