In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(apoyo)means of supportesa pequeña pensión es su único sustento — that small pension is her only means of support
- ganarse el sustento — to earn one's living
2(alimento)sustenancelas bayas fueron su único sustento — berries were his only (form of) sustenance
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.