In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(destellar)las estrellas reverberaban en la oscuridad de la noche — the stars twinkled in the darkness of the night
- el sol reverberaba en los cristales — the sun glittered / sparkled on the windowpanes
- reverberaba en la nieve — it sparkled / glistened on the snow
2(sonido) to reverberate(sonido) to echo
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.