In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1refregarle / restregarle algo por las narices a algnthere's no need to keep ramming it down my throat! — no tienes por qué refregármelo / restregármelo por las narices
- she's always trying to ram / force her ideas down other people's throats — siempre está tratando de imponerles sus ideas a los demás
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.