In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(accidente/desgracia) to strikeal sobrevenir la guerra — when war broke out
- me sobrevino una extraña sensación — a strange feeling came over me
- le sobrevino la muerte — he was struck down
- ese año sobrevino un hecho que habría de cambiar el curso de la historia — that year something happened which was to change the course of history
- pueden sobrevenir alucinaciones — hallucinations may occur
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.