In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(corrida)bullfight with two bullfighters instead of threeen un mano a mano se terminaron una botella de ginebra — between the two of them they got through a bottle of gin
- jugamos un mano a mano y gané yo — it was him against me and I won
- el debate se convirtió en un mano a mano entre los dos líderes — the debate turned into a contest between the two leaders
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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.