In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He examined the effect in a golden picture frame, and then shuffled down the corridor to find a way out.
- The foot-long piece of oak was recovered after the sinking and formed part of a picture frame for many years.
- It looked beautiful, so my friend set up his photo equipment and asked me to look through the lens to give my opinion about the picture frame.
- Why were the image and the picture frame found in that size?
- What can you learn from a face in a picture frame?
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.