In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the bloodstream — el torrente sanguíneo
- Red blood cells are produced in the bone marrow and circulate in the bloodstream before they are broken down in the spleen.
- From here, the oxygen in the air can be absorbed into the bloodstream and taken to the rest of the body.
- It can also travel to other parts of the body through the bloodstream and lymph system.
- A special dye is injected into the bloodstream which shows up when the x-ray is taken.
- While cholesterol in the bloodstream has a reputation for clogging the body's arteries, it's not all bad.
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.