In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he said it was because of the traffic or something — dijo que era por el tráfico o qué se yo
- didn't she say she was going to France or something? — ¿no dijo que se iba a Francia o no sé dónde?
- have you gone mad or something? — ¿te has vuelto loco o qué?
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.