In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1it took me years to get her out of my system — me llevó años olvidarla / sacármela de la cabeza
- I had to say it; I needed to get it out of my system — se lo tuve que decir; me tenía que desahogar
- it will help get the toxins out of your system — te va a ayudar a eliminar las toxinas
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.