In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1waya guisa de — by way of
- un trapo amarrado a la cabeza a guisa de cofia — a rag tied round his head by way of a hat / as a hat
- de tal guisa que … — in such a way that …
- nunca creí que fuera capaz de presentarse de esa guisa — I never thought he would be capable of turning up like that
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.