In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(pursue)he went running after her — salió corriendo detrás de ella / tras ella
- she's been runing after him for months — hace meses que anda detrás de él / que lo persigue
2(be a servant to)if he thinks I'm going to run (around) after him all day he's very much mistaken — si cree que le voy a hacer de sirvienta todo el día, está muy equivocado
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.
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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.