In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fabric/garment) que no destiñe(garment/fabric) de colores sólidos(garment/fabric) de colores inalterables
- If colour blots off, the garment is not colour fast.
- It is a heat-setting ink which, when properly applied, will be colour fast, dry cleanable, wash resistant and suitable for most fabrics.
- Natural dyes are not sufficiently colour fast to use in the manufacture of our carpets.
- Be sure to test in an inconspicuous area prior to use, to ensure that the fabric is color fast.
- The rugs are colour fast to the highest possible standards.
- One word of caution - batiks are not colour fast.
- Hand drawn and printed on high quality paper using colour fast inks, the map features the heraldic crests of many famous families.
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.