In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1four times/nights on the trot — cuatro veces/noches seguidas
- I've been on the trot since five this morning — desde las cinco de la mañana que estoy a las carreras
- they keep me on the trot — no me dan ni un minuto de paz
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.