In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the children bore up well for most of the journey — los niños aguantaron bien la mayor parte del viaje
- bear up, old man! — ¡arriba ese ánimo, hombre!
- I'm bearing up, thanks — voy tirando, gracias
- she bore up well under the strain — sobrellevó muy bien la situación
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.