In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(acción)deprivation¿qué se consigue con la privación de la libertad? — what is to be gained by depriving someone of their freedom / taking away someone's freedom?
- se lo castigó con la privación del carné — he had his license taken away
2(falta, carencia)privation formalpasó muchas privaciones — she suffered many privations / much hardship / much deprivation
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.