In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he's simply not up to scratch — simplemente no da la talla / no es lo suficientemente bueno
- if his work comes up to scratch — si su trabajo es del nivel requerido
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.