In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(derrochador)extravagantwastefulprodigal literarioel Hijo Pródigo — the Prodigal Son
2(generoso, abundante)pródigo en algo
- fue pródigo en alabanzas para con sus colegas — he was generous / lavish / unstinting in his praise of his colleagues
- un discurso pródigo en palabras conciliadoras — a speech which was full of conciliatory words
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.