In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1perder el tiempohacerse tarugos México coloquial
2tomarle el pelo a coloquialagarrar de puerquito México coloquialagarrar para el chuleteo Chile coloquialI'm fed up with being pissed about — estoy harto de que me tomen el pelo (/ de que me agarren de puerquito etc. ) coloquial
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.