In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1amiguismo masculinopalanca femenino América Latina coloquialenchufismo masculino España coloquialI had to do some string-pulling to get you the job — tuve que mover algunos hilos / tocar algunas teclas para conseguirte el trabajo
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.