In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- In one day, 16,000 transfers were made into the account, which eventually grew to 25 million hryvnas ($4.9 million.)
- Stadnyk gets a pension worth about 150 hryvnias a month while needing at least US $200 just to order a pair of shoes.
- At the state-owned Oktyabrskaya coalmine on the edge of Donetsk city 1,500 miners labour in filthy, freezing and often dangerous conditions for 1,200 hryvna per month - about £160.
- Now, you can take a guided tour for the low price of 10 hryvnias.
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.