In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he went at it as if his life depended on it — acometió la tarea como si le fuera la vida en ello
- we'll just have to keep going at the problem until we find a solution — tendremos que seguir dándole al problema hasta encontrar una solución
- no, no, you're going at it the wrong way — ¡que no, así no es como hay que hacerlo!
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.