In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(motor) to reconditionreacondicionaron el viejo hospital como salón de exposiciones — they converted the old hospital into an exhibition hall
- hubo que reacondicionar los trenes para el transporte de tropas — they had to adapt / convert the trains to enable them to carry troops
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.