In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(submarino) submerged(ciudad) submerged(ciudad) sunken
2(sumido)sumergido en algo → economía
- estaba sumergido en un sueño febril — he was in the depths of / he was deep in a feverish dream
- vive sumergido en su trabajo — he's always buried in his work
- estaban sumergidos en la más profunda apatía — they had sunk into a state of total apathy
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.