In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1me repugnan sus mentiras — I find his lies repugnant / repellent
- tiene un olor que repugna — it has a disgusting / revolting smell
- me repugna beber de un vaso sucio — I have an aversion to drinking out of a dirty glass
- le repugna la injusticia — she finds any form of injustice abhorrent / repugnant
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.