In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the role of mediator was thrust on her by circumstances — las circunstancias le impusieron el papel de mediadora
- I don't want to thrust the children on you — no te quiero endilgar a los niños
- he thrust himself on us — nos impuso su presencia
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.