In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1we hadn't bargained for such an eventuality — no habíamos contado con que pasara algo así
- I hadn't bargained for staying that late — no contaba con quedarme hasta tan tarde
- I got more than I had bargained for — no me esperaba algo así
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.