In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1she disappears for months at a time — desaparece y no se la ve durante meses enteros
- we'll interview them four at a time — los entrevistaremos de a cuatro
- I can only concentrate on one thing at a time — solo me puedo concentrar en una cosa a la / por vez
- he'd sit and stare into space for hours at a time — se quedaba horas enteras / horas y horas sentado mirando al vacío
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.