In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1there's food to spare — hay comida de sobra
- have you got a few minutes to spare? — ¿tienes unos minutos?
- we arrived at the station with half an hour/seconds to spare — llegamos a la estación con media hora de anticipación/con el tiempo justo
- is there enough? — yes, enough and to spare — ¿hay suficiente? — sí, basta y sobra
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.