In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(go on strike)(como media reivindicatoria) abandonar el trabajo
1.2(quit)the Socialists walked out — los socialistas abandonaron las conversaciones (or negociaciones etc.)
- they have threatened to walk out of the conference — han amenazado con retirarse de / abandonar el congreso (en señal de protesta)
2Britanico anticuado(court)salirto walk out with sb — salir con algn
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.