In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Medicinato predisposefactores hereditarios que lo predisponen a ciertas enfermedades — hereditary factors which predispose him / make him predisposed to certain illnesses
2(influir en)su simpatía predisponía a la gente en su favor — people tended to look favorably on him because of his pleasant character
- hicieron todo lo posible para predisponerlo en contra de mi familia — they did everything possible to turn him / prejudice him against my family
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.