In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1conversación sobre el trabajothere's to be no shoptalk — que no se hable del trabajo
- There's only one place in any large corporation where shop talk is banned, where rank means nothing and where the persecuted minority gather for regular support: The Smoking Room.
- And now, if you wouldn't mind, I'd like to stop with the shop talk while we eat.
- The son of a carpenter, Shumsky preferred the company of painters and scientists to those whose conversation was simply violinists' shop talk.
- When I was a kid I loved listening to all the shop talk around the breakfast table and dinner table.
- After another hour or two of shop talk and I was positively exhausted and dropped into bed like a sack of potatoes, only to wake up before 4 am, unable to sleep.
- I turned, preparing myself for more shop talk, then stopped and stared.
- Autobiography prevails over shop talk, and every voice flickers with creative passion.
- Finally, there is plenty of shop talk in his conversations to keep film students and film buffs interested.
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.