In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(kill)liquidar informalone more word and I'll blow you away! — una palabra más y te liquido / te vuelo la tapa de los sesos informal
2US(have strong effect on)that kind of music just blows me away — ese tipo de música me enloquece informal
- the tragedy blew me away — la tragedia me dejó anonadado
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.