In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(disturb, move)(surface/liquid/solution) agitar
1to agitate for / against sth — hacer campaña a favor de / en contra de algo
- they were agitating for higher wages — luchaban por obtener mejoras salariales
- he was arrested for agitating against the government — lo detuvieron por incitar a la subversión
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.