In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be in control — mandar
- who's in control here? — ¿quién manda aquí?
- they were now in complete control of the straits — ahora dominaban / controlaban completamente el estrecho
- she was in complete control of herself throughout — en ningún momento perdió el control / el dominio de sí misma
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.