In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to launch into a tirade against sth — ponerse a despotricar contra algo
- she launched into a lengthy account of her adventures — se puso a contar sus aventuras con lujo de detalles
- she launched into an abstruse analysis of … — se embarcó en / emprendió un abstruso análisis de …
2(involve oneself)to launch oneself into a task/one's work — entregarse a una tarea/al trabajo
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.