In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(privilegio)privilegeuna de las muchas prebendas que otorgaron a la clase terrateniente — one of the many privileges granted to the landowning classes
- la inmunidad diplomática es una de las prebendas del cargo — diplomatic immunity is one of the perquisites / benefits of the position
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.