In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sistema/método) to devise(método/sistema) to think uphabía ingeniado una manera de escaparse de clase — he had worked out / thought up / devised a way of getting out of class
- no sé cómo se las ingenia para vivir con ese sueldo — I don't know how he manages to survive on that salary
- se las ingenió para arreglarlo — he managed to fix it
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.