In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1lunggritó a pleno pulmón — he shouted at the top of his voice
- fui al campo para respirar a pleno pulmón — I went to the countryside to breathe some fresh air / to get some fresh air into my lungs
- echar los pulmones — to sweat blood
- tener buenos pulmones — to have a good pair of lungs
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.