In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(reacio)reluctantreticente a todo tipo de negociaciones — reluctant to get involved in any sort of negotiations
- reticente a + inf — reluctant to + inf
- se muestran reticentes a dar explicaciones — they are reluctant to provide explanations
- se mostró reticente a hablar del asunto — he was reticent about the matter
2(discurso) full of hints(discurso) full of insinuations
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.