In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he seemed kind of stupid — parecía como tonto coloquial
- I kind of thought he would — no sé por qué, pero pensé que lo haría
- is she pretty? — kind of, I suppose — ¿es bonita? — no está mal, digo yo
- it was kind of interesting to watch how they did it — fue bastante interesante ver cómo lo hacían
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.