In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1formal(conceder un privilegio a)to grant a privilege toun ofrecimiento que me honra y me privilegia — a gift which makes me feel honored and privileged
- lo privilegiaron concediéndole la cabecera de la mesa — he was granted the privilege of sitting at the head of the table
2(favorecer)to favor EEUUto favour Britanicouna ley que privilegia a los ricos — a law that favors the rich
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.