In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1they were in the garden throwing a ball around — estaban en el jardín jugando con / pasándose una pelota
- we threw around a few ideas — intercambiamos algunas ideas
- we were thrown around in the back of the van — nos íbamos sacudiendo en la parte de atrás de la camioneta
- to throw one's money around — despilfarrar / derrochar el dinero
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.