In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the Ivy League — grupo de ocho universidades prestigiosas de EEUU
- The financial reward for academic activities is enormous, as children who get into the ‘right’ preschool can go on to top-class primary and secondary schools, and hopefully an Ivy League university.
- A lot of Koreans dream about sending their kids to an Ivy League University, so what better preparation, they think, is there than a North American high school?
- According to the survey, more than half of all Americans view good grades and test scores as the most important qualifications for gaining admission to an Ivy League university.
- I have a BA from a top-ten university and an Ivy League MBA.
- Yale University set an Ivy League record by accepting only 8.6 percent of its 21,099 applicants.
- El grupo de universidades más antiguas y más respetadas de EEUU, situadas en el noreste del país. Son: Harvard, Yale, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Brown University, Princeton University y la University of Pennsylvania. El término proviene de la hiedra que crece en los antiguos edificios de las universidades.
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.