In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1I got the full treatment from him — se desvivió por atenderme
- she got the full treatment from the boss for her mistake — el jefe le dijo de todo por haberse equivocado
- those thugs certainly gave him the treatment — esos matones le dieron una buena paliza
- we were given the full treatment: luxury accommodation, champagne … — nos trataron a cuerpo de rey: alojamiento de lujo, champán …
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.