In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(de pescados, ballenas)nadie se explica la varazón de estas ballenas — nobody knows why these whales beach themselves / get beached
- produce varazón de pescados — it leads to fish getting washed ashore / washed up
2(de cargamento)hubo gran varazón de barriles — a lot of barrels got washed ashore / washed up
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.