In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1we were in the throes of moving house — estábamos en plena mudanza
- the country was in the throes of civil war — el país estaba sumido en una guerra civil
- they were in the throes of an argument — estaban en medio de una discusión
- a woman in the throes of childbirth — una mujer en trance de dar a luz
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.