In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of energy/life) estar rebosante / desbordante de algoto be brimful of sth — estar repleto de algo
- it was brimful of gold — estaba repleto de oro
- Mountbatten was vigorous, young, and brimful of charm.
- The Prime Minister remains brimful of hope.
- Its five movements are brimful with colour and imagery and Sutherland directs with empathy for the music.
- My heart was brimful of love and joy in him and his folk.
- The outlook for inexperienced graduates in a marketplace brimful of experienced candidates is not good.
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.