In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be taken with sth/sb
- I was quite taken with him — me gustó mucho
- they were much taken with the house — les encantó la casa
- he was quite taken with the idea — quedó muy entusiasmado con la idea
- he's not very taken with being on his own for two weeks — no le hace mucha gracia tener que quedarse solo dos semanas
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.