In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1es muy maula — he's a real cheat
- (pesado) no seas maula — don't be such a pain in the neck
3Río de la Plata(cobarde)cowardly
sustantivo masculino y femenino
2(pesado)pain in the neck coloquialnuisance
- Esos maulas te dieron con un caño te amasijaron junto al pueblo.
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.