In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1no tiene ni miaja de sentido común — she doesn't have a scrap / an ounce of common sense coloquial
- ponme una miaja más de vino — give me a drop / a tiny bit more wine
- ¡come un poco más, eso es una miaja! — have a little more, that's a tiny portion
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.