In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(buen humor/cortesía) unfailinges indefectible que llegue tarde — she never fails to arrive late
- él, su perro y la indefectible bufanda de lana — him, his dog and his faithful / ever-present / trusty woolen scarf
- el indefectible loquito que se lanza al ruedo — the usual / inevitable nutcase who jumps into the ring
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.