In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Colombia, México, América Central coloquial(borracho)tight coloquial
2México(as adverb) (rápidamente) fastiba muy jalado — he was tearing / racing along coloquial
3México coloquial(descabellado)crazy coloquial
4Perú coloquial(ojos) slanting
sustantivo masculino y femeninoFeminine jalada
nombre masculinoFeminine jalada
1fail¿cuántos jalados tienes? — how many have you failed?
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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.