In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1she told me in private — me lo dijo confidencialmente / en confianza
- can we talk in private? — ¿podemos hablar en privado?
- what you do in private is your own affair — lo que hagas en la intimidad / en tu vida privada es cosa tuya
- the meeting was held in private — la reunión se celebró en privado / a puertas cerradas
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.