In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(+ subj) como sihe acts as if or as though he didn't care — se comporta como si no le importara
- he looks as if or as though he's had enough — tiene cara de estar harto
- as if I'm to blame! — ¡como si yo tuviera la culpa!
- she made as if to open the door — hizo como si fuera a abrir la puerta
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
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