In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(rather)we had a bit of an argument — tuvimos una pequeña discusión
- it was a bit of a waste of time — fue en cierta manera una pérdida de tiempo
- I've got a bit of a headache — me duele un poco la cabeza
- she's a bit of an expert — es casi una experta
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.