In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1a disposición de algnto have sth at one's disposal — tener algo a su (or mi etc.) disposición
- I'm at your disposal — estoy a su disposición
- the means we have at our disposal … — los medios que tenemos a nuestra disposición
- to put sth/oneself at sb's disposal or the disposal of sb — poner algo/ponerse a disposición de algn
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.