In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(margin of freedom)I am allowed a lot of leeway — me dan mucha libertad de acción
- he leaves at 4 — that doesn't give us much leeway — sale a las 4 — eso no nos da mucho margen
- there is some leeway in the budget — el presupuesto tiene un margen de flexibilidad
- Up here in the still vastness there is no margin for error, no wiggle room, no leeway between getting it right and dying.
2Aviación Marinaderiva femenino
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.