In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(número)(number) eightaventarse un ocho
- te aventaste un ocho al jugar el cinco — playing the five was a brilliant move / a stroke of genius
- estar hecho/volverse un ocho — to be/get in a muddle
2ochos masculine plural(en punto)cable stitch
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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.