In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in US)supervivientesobrevivientedon't worry about him: he's a survivor — no te preocupes por él, es de los que siempre salen a flote
- (in US) survivor benefits — prestaciones pagaderas a los familiares de una persona fallecida
- He dismisses the influence of having to adjust to a new land and a new people might have had on him as a teenager and suddenly you understand he was born a survivor.
- She's a born survivor, a walking miracle and something of a local celebrity, all at the tender age of just three.
- A social chameleon and born survivor, Sneath is there as events unfold and is around to tell the story later.
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.