In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(expression/look) absortohe seemed very absorbed — parecía muy ensimismado
- to be absorbed in sth — estar absorto en algo
- she was completely absorbed in her book/thoughts — estaba completamente absorta en el libro/sus pensamientos
- he was totally absorbed in doing the accounts — estaba totalmente concentrado haciendo las cuentas
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.