In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(replace)volver a ponerput it back where you found it — vuelve a ponerlo donde lo encontraste
- put that back! — ¡deja eso!
1.2(reset)(clocks) atrasar(clocks) retrasar
1.3(delay, retard)(project) retrasar
1.4(postpone)(date/event) posponer(event/date) aplazar(date/event) postergar América Latina
2EEUUhe was put back a year — lo hicieron repetir el año
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.