In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1formalRadio(on the radio) to broadcastmensajes radiados — radio messages
2.2Medicinato irradiateto treat … with radiation
3Río de la Plata coloquial(persona) to shun(persona) to give … the cold shoulderlo han radiado del grupo — he's been given the cold shoulder / shunned by the rest of the group
- me sentí radiada — I felt left out / shunned
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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.