In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1lejía feminineblanqueador masculine Mexico Colombiacloro masculine Central America Chilelavandina feminine Argentinaagua Jane Uruguay trademark
1blanquearponer en lejíathe sun had bleached his hair — el sol le había aclarado el pelo
- we have to bleach your hair first — primero tenemos que decolorarle el pelo
1(hair) aclararse(cloth) decolorarse(cloth) desteñir
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.