In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1hacerle un favor a algnwould you do me the favor of moving your car? — ¿me haría el favor de mover el coche?
- just do me a favor and keep quiet — haz(me) el favor de callarte
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.