In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Even though three in four of these women are grandmothers, many of them must still be alert to ankle-biters around the house: 11 percent of this group live with children (either their own or someone else's).
- Anyone without a pack of little ankle-biters can switch off now - this one's for the parents and soon-to-be parents among you.
- I figured you'd look like an ankle-biter like the rest of your form.
- When I was a little ankle-biter this would have warranted a ‘big deal!’
- You can keep the ankle-biters satisfied with a kids' menu made up of perennial favourites such as chicken nuggets, fish fingers and sausages.
- Meanwhile, the ankle-biter set are piling into school buses, gearing up for another year's worth of crammed classrooms and recess bullying.
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.