In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of machine)automáticamentethe oven switches itself off automatically — el horno se apaga automáticamente / se apaga solo
2(as a matter of course)automáticamentewidows are automatically entitled to a pension — las viudas tienen automáticamente derecho a una pensión
- people automatically assume we're married — la gente da por hecho / por sentado que estamos casados
3(instinctively)automáticamentehe reacted automatically — reaccionó automáticamente
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.