In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1I expected him to be arrogant, but he was nothing of the sort — creía que iba a ser arrogante, pero no lo era en absoluto
- you'll do nothing of the sort! — ¡ni se te ocurra!
- don't tell lies: I didn't say anything of the sort — no digas mentiras: no dije nada semejante
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.