In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(poor)mal de dinerothey're not badly off — no están mal de dinero
2(poorly supplied)to be badly off for sth
- this town is very badly off for open spaces — esta ciudad tiene una gran pobreza de espacios abiertos
- the country is very badly off for raw materials — el país tiene una gran escasez de materia prima
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.