In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1she'll really give it to you when she finds out — ¡la que te va a caer encima cuando se entere! coloquial
- give it to me straight — sé sincero conmigo
- you silly old fool! — I'll give you silly old fool! — ¡viejo idiota! — ¡te voy a dar yo viejo idiota!
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.