In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(desconocer)lo ignoro por completo — I've absolutely no idea
- ignoran las causas del accidente — they do not know what caused the accident
- ignoran lo grave que puede ser el asunto — they are unaware of / they don't know how serious things could be
2(no hacer caso de)to ignoreignoró totalmente mi presencia — he completely ignored my presence
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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.