In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1una profesión con mucho postín — a very prestigious profession
- de postín — smart
- solo frecuenta los restaurantes de postín — she only goes to plush / smart restaurants
- vive en una zona de mucho postín — he lives in a very smart area
- darse postín — to give oneself airs and graces
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.