In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1¿se pueden contestar las preguntas salteadas? — can we answer the questions in any order?
- tenía los nombres y los títulos todo salteado — he had the names and titles all jumbled up / mixed up / in the wrong order
- leí unos capítulos salteados — I read a few odd chapters
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.