In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Automóvilestraffic lightstraffic signaltraffic signalsse pasó un semáforo en rojo — she ran a red light EEUU
- giras en el semáforo — you turn off at the lights
- justo después del parque encuentras otro semáforo — right after the park you come to another set of (traffic) lights
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.