In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1en cualquier momentohe has to be ready to leave everything and go at the drop of a hat — tiene que estar siempre listo para dejarlo todo y salir en cualquier momento / sin previo aviso
- she could cook a superb meal at the drop of a hat — podía preparar una comida estupenda en un santiamén / en un abrir y cerrar de ojos
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.