In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(this evening)esta nocheat eight o'clock tonight — esta noche a las ocho
- I would like to think it wasn't a true reflection of what we can do and tonight we can show that is the case.
- We'll practice here tonight and tomorrow, then move over when things are good to go.
- So tonight I found myself sitting next to the cot for an hour while she wrestled against sleep.
- We have done as much as we can to prepare the car for the race and tonight we will again go through all our data.
- That was actually fine as I was quite happy not to have to interact with people tonight.
- I'm going to have to do my maths tonight to see if I need to dash down to the shop and find more of the same dye lot.
- He is always on the street, but tonight he wears a stars and stripes bandanna and he cannot be still.
- So I will try and finish up my taxes tonight and send them in because they are due at midnight.
- I am going out on a work night out tonight if any one wants to join me.
- I plan to play with this after the weekend, as tonight I must get ready for a journey to France.
- After a full day at school, they both went to sleep tonight earlier than normal.
- Anyway, tonight we ate in a small place recommended by a book and not word of mouth.
- By the time he takes to the stage tonight the crowd is eager with anticipation.
- I'll be late back tonight and most likely won't turn on the computer.
- They are a band that like to make some noise and tonight they did just that.
- He'll be back late tonight and then we're going to say our goodbyes tomorrow morning.
- I seem to have been celebrating all weekend but tonight I'll try and save a bit of energy.
- I just didn't want to go back home tonight having screwed up so early in the task.
- I was out walking the dogs tonight when I saw something that depressed me.
- The girl who did my lashes tonight said that I was lovely, and likes it when I come in.
2(during the night)esta noche
1esta noche femeninotonight's celebrations — los festejos de esta noche
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.