In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(think of)(solution) dar conhe hit on the idea of … — se le ocurrió la idea de …
2EEUU argot(make sexual advances to)tratar de ligarse a coloquialtirarse un lance con Río de la Plata coloquialafanar Perú coloquial
3EEUU argot(ask for)to hit on sb for sth — sablearle algo a algn coloquial
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.