In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Matemáticas(figures) sumar en total(total) ascender a
2(amount to)it adds up to quite a lot of money — en total es / resulta una buena cantidad de dinero
- I wouldn't say it adds up to treachery — yo no creo que llegue a ser traición
- it all adds up to a wonderful show — todo ello hace que sea un magnífico espectáculo
- it doesn't add up to much — no es gran cosa
- what their attitude adds up to is an unwillingness to help — lo que demuestra su actitud es que no quieren ayudar
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.