In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1her extravagance is really coming home to roost — ahora sí que está pagando las consecuencias de su despilfarro
- they've neglected the problem for years and now the chickens are coming home to roost — llevan años sin ocuparse del problema y ahora están pagando las consecuencias
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.