In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.2masculine tipomasculine estiloher brand of socialism — su tipo de socialismo
2.1(identification mark)marca femininehierro masculinethe visible brand of poverty — la señal visible de la pobreza
hecha a fuego
3literary(torch)tea femininehacha literary
1(mark)(crate/cattle) marcarwords branded on his memory — palabras grabadas en su memoria
con hierro candente
2(label)to brand sth/sb as sth — tachar / tildar algo/a algn de algo
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.