In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(vida/existencia) mundane(existencia/vida) prosaicle han dado un tratamiento muy prosaico al tema — they have dealt with the subject in a very pedestrian / prosaic way
- no seas prosaico, no puedes regalarle una plancha — don't be so unromantic, you can't give her an iron as a present
- un tema bastante prosaico — a rather dull / mundane subject
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.