In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(while sth else happens) mientras tanto(while sth else happens) entretanto(in the intervening period) en el ínterin / interínin the meantime, why don't you set the table? — ¿por qué no vas poniendo la mesa, mientras tanto?
- much had changed in the meantime — muchas cosas habían cambiado en el ínterin / interín
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.