In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(progress)(work/negotiations) progresar(negotiations/work) avanzarthe winners go forward to the final — los ganadores pasan a la final
2(proceed, go ahead)the loan can now go forward — ahora se puede efectuar el préstamo
- we are going forward with construction work as planned — vamos a poner en marcha las obras de acuerdo a lo planeado
3(be proposed, passed on)(motion) ser presentadoI allowed my name to go forward — permití que se me propusiera como candidata
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.