In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1his driving scares the living daylights out of me — me da pánico cómo maneja
- he nearly beat the (living) daylights out of the kid — le dio tal paliza al niño que casi lo mata
- you frightened the living daylights out of me! — ¡me pegaste un susto tremendo!
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.