In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1it was getting dark, so we decided to call it a day — estaba oscureciendo, así que decidimos dejarlo para otro día (or hasta el día siguiente etc.)
- I clearly wasn't getting anywhere, so I called it a day and left — obviamente no estaba logrando nada, así que abandoné y me fui
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.