In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(bubble) estar en efervescencia(bubble) burbujear(begin to bubble) entrar en efervescencia
- You'll remember the sort of thing - drop something volatile in a beaker of acid and watch it whiz round and round, effervescing violently and smelling of bad eggs.
2(person) estar eufórico
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.