In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Out in the warm, sea-scented evening, a stroll through the town shows that the opulence of the Palais is matched by other huge houses.
- The woman smiled with ambivalence and walked in, surveying the familiar opulence of his house, the shrine to his success.
- But all is not quite as it seems - and despite the opulence of her wedding preparations, Felicia has some hard choices to make.
- Despite its opulence, however, Zhang's house pales by comparison to that of his cousin, Zhang Shiming.
- I was stunned by the opulence of Grand Central Station - I never imagined a public building could be so well-kept and clean.
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.