In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(0,405 hectáreas) acre masculinewe had acres of space — teníamos muchísimo lugar / sitio
- There is not a proposition or an insight I can bother to disagree with in these acres of amiable flannel.
- Time was when being Prime Minister carried acres of responsibility with a surprising amount of free time.
- Official Surrealism includes acres upon acres of bad painting, yet its ideas could not be more important to the century.
- A long low ball across the field found the impressive Beauchamp in acres of space.
- A woeful shot in acres of space by Mullan at the top of the penalty box was embarrassingly bad.
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.