In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Músicakeydar en la tecla — to hit the nail on the head coloquial
2(de un ordenador)key
3coloquial(para conseguir un fin)ya no me queda ninguna tecla por tocar — I've tried every avenue / approach
- habrá que tocar todas las teclas — we'll have to pull out all the stops
- alguna tecla habrá tocado — I bet she pulled some strings
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.