In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1me ha dado un gustazo verte — it's been great to see you coloquial
- ¡qué gustazo! ¡el agua está buenísima! — mmm! this is great! the water's beautiful!
- darse el gustazo de algo — to take great pleasure / delight in sth
- me di el gustazo de devolverle su regalo — I took great delight / pleasure in returning his present
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.