In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(treat leniently, take into account)you have to make allowances for him: he's very young — tienes que ser indulgente con él, es muy joven
- he doesn't make allowance for mistakes — no acepta ningún error
- we've made allowance(s) for delays — hemos tenido en cuenta posibles retrasos
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.