In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he's a grown man now — ya es un hombre hecho y derecho
- all our children are grown now — todos nuestros hijos ya son mayores
- it was enough to make a grown man cry — era como para echarse a llorar
- when the young are fully grown — cuando las crías han alcanzado su pleno desarrollo
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.