In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cosa monstruosa)¿de dónde sacaste esa monstruosidad? — where did you get that monstrosity from?
- es una monstruosidad hacer semejante cosa — it's monstrous to do such a thing
- en los campos de concentración se cometieron muchas monstruosidades — many atrocities were committed in the concentration camps
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.