In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1nothing on earth would make me do it — no lo haría por nada del mundo
- why on earth didn't you warn me? — ¿por qué diablos / demonios no me avisaste?
- who on earth would come visiting at this time? — ¿a quién puede ocurrírsele venir de visita a estas horas?
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.