In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the two athletes are on a par — los dos atletas son del mismo nivel
- the two systems are more or less on a par — los dos sistemas son más o menos parecidos / equivalentes
- the new law puts us on a par with workers in other countries — la nueva ley nos pone en igualdad de condiciones / nos equipara con los trabajadores de otros países
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.