In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1it's just as well you're leaving — menos mal que te vas
1I didn't see her this morning — that's just as well — esta mañana no la vi — pues menos mal / mejor para ti
- it's just as well I've got some money with me — menos mal que llevo dinero encima
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.