In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Ah I see what you mean.
- ‘Ah, you poor child,’ answered the old woman, ‘what a place for you to come to!‘
- Ah, that's much better.
- Ah, what did i get myself into? help please ...
- There is a Polish folksong that I learned in school and the English translation starts, "Ah, lovely meadows green and wide."
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.