In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1aportar / poner su (or mi etc.) granito de arenahacer lo suyo (or mío etc.)I did my bit too — yo también aporté / puse mi granito de arena
- while your father was doing his bit in France — mientras tu padre estaba en el frente en Francia
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.