In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1offense EEUUoffence Britanicoinfraction formalha cometido una infracción contra el Fisco — she has committed a tax offense
- estos actos constituyen una infracción de la ley — these actions constitute an infringement / infraction of the law
- infracción de tráfico — traffic violation
- estaba estacionado en infracción — he was parked illegally
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.