In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1there is no proof to the contrary — no existe prueba en contrario
- despite his assertions to the contrary … — a pesar de sus declaraciones en sentido contrario …
- unless you hear to the contrary … — a menos de que se les informe lo contrario …
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.