In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
inglés de Escocia, EEUU
1to go halvers on sth — ir a medias en / con algo
- we go halvers on all the expenses — vamos a medias en / con todos los gastos
- So we went halvers in a ps1, got Porsche Challenge and that lasted me ages.
- Hi Alice I haven't seen you for ages, let me know if you ever fancy going halvers on a bottle of wine of an afternoon in the pub.
- We went halvers on this but I ended up with both the original disk and the manual.
- I confess to a certain self-interest here, as I still had hopes of his going halvers on a ticket.
- Well, my brother wants to go halvers on a dual exhaust system for my dad's Christmas present this year.
- Myself and a neighbour went halvers on a skip so the old roof went in it - except that bees had been starting a hive in the heap.
- Had I known you were gettin a double and had you made the offer, I mighta come up and taken the 2nd bed and gone halvers with you.
- Inasmuch as the contest was a traditional rivalry, both sides went halvers for a $10 umpire from Memphis, Tenn.
- But Eve, angel that we all are, thought of him and went halvers with him.
- Better yet, anyone wanna go halvers on an extended road trip to the southwest?
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.