In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1hubo muchos tejemanejes antes de su nombramiento — there was a lot of skulduggery / scheming leading up to his appointment
- si descubren en qué tejemanejes anda metido, lo van a echar — if they find out about the underhand dealings he's involved in, they'll throw him out
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.