In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1odiosoaborreciblethe very thought of it was hateful to him — el mero hecho de pensar en ello le resultaba odioso
- Why have you dressed me up in these hateful clothes?
- The hateful dress was mocking me. Therefore, the last thing I ever did in that house was to fling that wretched dress into the cleansing fire.
- She was no longer a hateful mess of classroom errors.
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.