In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(comportarse) stupidly(comportarse) foolishlyno eches a perder tontamente el trabajo de tantos años — you'd be stupid / foolish to waste so many years' work
- se cayó tontamente por las escaleras y se mató — he just / only fell down the stairs but he killed himself
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.