In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ejército) reduced in numbers(provisiones) diminishedhubo una menguada asistencia a la segunda reunión — there was a lower / poorer turnout at the second meeting
- sus ya menguadas reservas de oro — their already diminished / depleted gold reserves
- Los tres iluminados manotean a los menguados que eluden la escandalosa euforia.
- Sólo veremos acarreos y menguados sustitutos de las viejas movilizaciones corporativistas.
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.