In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Astronomíaorbitentró en órbita — it went into / entered orbit
- el satélite que pusieron en órbita — the satellite they put into orbit
- poner a algn en órbita — to launch sb
- te voy a dar una bofetada que te va a poner en órbita — I'm going to knock you into the middle of next week
2Anatomíaeye socketsocketorbit técnicose le salían los ojos de las órbitas — his eyes were almost popping out of their sockets / were coming out on stalks
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.