In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bandagevenda elástica/de gasa — elastic/gauze bandage
- caérsele a algn la venda de los ojos
- al final se le cayó la venda de los ojos — at last the scales fell from his eyes
- tener una venda en los ojos — to be blind
- tiene una venda en los ojos y cree que es un chico maravilloso — she's blind (to his faults) and thinks he's wonderful
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.