In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1destellarbrillarher curls glinted copper in the sunlight — sus rizos tenían reflejos cobrizos en el sol
- his eyes glinted when I showed him the money — le brillaron / se le encendieron los ojos cuando le mostré el dinero
1(gleam)masculino destellomasculino destellomasculino reflejofemenino chispamasculino brillo
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.