In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1informal (break down)(person) sufrir un ataque de nervios(person) sucumbir a la presión
1.2informal (burst out laughing)soltar una carcajada
2coloquial(make laugh)matar de la risa coloquial
3coloquial(praise)it isn't all it's cracked up to be — no es tan bueno como se dice
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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.