In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(oportuno, adecuado)appropriateconsidero pertinente señalar que … — I consider it pertinent / appropriate to point out that …
- es pertinente recordar que … — one should bear in mind that …
- las medidas pertinentes — the appropriate measures
2(relevante)relevantpertinentconsidero que su observación no es pertinente — I do not consider his remark to be pertinent / relevant
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.