In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the actress took a bow in front of the curtain — la actriz salió a saludar al público / a agradecer los aplausos del público
- you can take a bow for doing so well — te mereces un aplauso por lo bien que lo hiciste
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.