In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1a $5 token of their gratitude, big deal! — $5 como muestra de su gratitud ¡qué generosidad! irónico
- so he's taking you to a dance, big deal! — así que te lleva a un baile ¡pues vaya / mira tú!
- I had to get up at six — big deal! — me tuve que levantar a las seis — ¡qué horror!
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.