In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1I've lent her £200 to tide her over till she gets paid — le he prestado 200 libras para que se arregle hasta que le paguen
- this should tide us over the next month — con esto debería alcanzarnos para el mes que viene
- to tide sb over a crisis — ayudar a algn a solventar una crisis
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.