In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(child/kitten) de ojos vivos(kitten/child) de ojos vivarachos
- The two richly dressed infants have brought their pets, as bright-eyed as themselves, with them.
- She noticed a bright-eyed, dark-haired young man sitting across from her.
- The boy gazed back at him, bright-eyed and calm.
- The pale-skinned bright-eyed goddess wills it.
- A healthy rabbit should be bright-eyed and alert.
- The young man dropped his bright-eyed gaze from David's face.
- So it's a bit of a shock when a healthy-looking, bright-eyed, clear-skinned young man walks into his agent's office.
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.