In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pleasantme es muy grata su compañía — I find his company very pleasant
- los gratos recuerdos de mi niñez — the pleasant memories of my childhood
- me es grato comunicarles que … — I am pleased to inform you that …
- en respuesta a su grata (carta) del 3 de … — in reply to your letter of … 3rd
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.