In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he worked the lever backward(s) and forward(s) — le dio a la palanca para atrás y para adelante
- the door was swinging backward(s) and forward(s) in the wind — la puerta se mecía con el viento
- I've been going backward(s) and forward(s) all day between the house and the hospital — me he pasado el día de acá para allá / para arriba y para abajo entre la casa y el hospital
- before noun backward-and-forward movement — movimiento de vaivén
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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.