In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1nothing but a clean sweep of all the major prizes would satisfy him — solo si barría / arrasaba con todos los premios se iba a quedar contento
- we can now make a clean sweep of all our debts — ahora podemos quitarnos todas las deudas de encima
- the polls pointed to a coast-to-coast sweep by the President — los sondeos pronosticaban un triunfo aplastante del presidente
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.