In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1his workmates did him proud at his leaving party — sus compañeros le organizaron una magnífica despedida
- they did us proud at the hotel — nos trataron a cuerpo de rey en el hotel
- your performance was brilliant: you really did yourself proud — tu actuación fue genial, la verdad es que te luciste
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.