In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(involving speech)a good speaking voice — una voz muy clara (/ potente etc. )
- a speaking part — un papel hablado
- to be on speaking terms with sb — estar en buenas relaciones con algn
- he's not on speaking terms with his brother — no se habla con el hermano
2literary(expressive, striking)a speaking look — una mirada expresiva / elocuente
- a speaking likeness — un gran parecido
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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.