In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1un camino lleno de recovecos — a road full of twists and turns
- buscaron en todos los recovecos de la casa — they looked in every corner / in every nook and cranny of the house
- esta ley tiene muchos recovecos — this law has lots of ins and outs / is very convoluted
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.