In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1orders have been very thin on the ground recently — últimamente han escaseado mucho los pedidos / ha habido muy pocos pedidos
- celebrities were thick on the ground at the première — había muchos famosos en el estreno
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.