In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the works have given the hotel a new lease of life — el hotel ha quedado como nuevo con los arreglos
- the operation has given him a new lease on life — ha revivido con la operación
- the news gave us a fresh lease on life — la noticia nos devolvió las esperanzas
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.