In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he didn't see the approaching car — no vio el coche que se acercaba / se aproximaba
- they started revising for the approaching exams — empezaron a repasar para los exámenes, que ya estaban próximos
- he viewed his approaching retirement with concern — se acercaba el momento de su jubilación y esto lo inquietaba
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.