In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(persuade)convencerto talk sb around to sth — convencer a algn de que …
- we finally talked them around to our point of view — finalmente los convencimos de que teníamos razón
- he talked them around to accepting the offer — los convenció de que aceptaran la oferta
2to talk around a problem — dar vueltas alrededor de un problema
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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.