In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cosily)(furnished) de manera cómoda y acogedorasnugly tucked up in bed — cómodo y abrigado en la cama
2(tightly)the joints fit very snugly — las uniones / ensambladuras ajustan perfectamente
- the trousers fit snugly — los pantalones ciñen / ajustan muy bien
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.