In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(a un camarero, empleado)tipgratuity formaldejó 25 pesos de propina — she left a 25 peso tip
- ¿cuánto se le da de propina? — how much do you usually tip him?
- nunca les doy propina a los taxistas — I never tip taxidrivers
2Perú(de un niño)pocket money
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.