In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he had a thing about power — tenía la obsesión del poder
- you seem to have quite a thing about that girl — parece que te ha dado fuerte con esa chica
- he has a thing about cleanliness — tiene manía con la limpieza
- I can't eat cheese, I've got a / this thing about it — no puedo comer queso, le tengo como asco
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.