In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the plasterwork will all be made good — el revoque se dejará en condiciones
- they made good their threat/promise — cumplieron (con) su amenaza/promesa
- she can be trusted to make good (on) her offer — podemos confiar en que haga efectiva su oferta
- our losses were made good by the company — la compañía nos compensó las pérdidas
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.