In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in passing)(say/mention) de pasada
- Almost en passant, the album redefined the job and the self-image of the DJ.
2(in chess)al paso
- Only pawns can be captured en passant.
- If White plays another move he cannot then decide to capture en passant!
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.