In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(con énfasis en la falta de modales) to act like a lout(con énfasis en lo violento) to act like a thug(con énfasis en lo violento) to act like a hooligan(con énfasis en lo destructivo) to be a vandal(con énfasis en lo destructivo) to act like a hooligan
2coloquial(holgazanear)to laze aroundto loaf around
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.