In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In Singapore, however, Emily realizes that she can't go away with her Englishman and Fred learns that his princess was merely a fortune-hunter.
- As for his worries about your being a fortune-hunter when there is no fortune, chalk that up to an artificial barrier he has thrown up.
- Instead, fearful of being branded a common fortune-hunter, she quickly told her prospective employer the truth instead.
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.