In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(recato sexual)modesty arcaicono se desnudó por pudor — she was too embarrassed / shy to take her clothes off
- me parece una falta de pudor — I think it shows a lack of (a sense of) decency
2(reserva)reservenos habló sin pudor alguno de sus dificultades económicas — he talked to us very openly / frankly about his financial problems
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.