In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the conference will bring together scientists from all over the world — el congreso reunirá / congregará a científicos de todo el mundo
- a tragedy like this can bring a family together — una tragedia así puede unir a una familia
- they were brought together by chance — el destino quiso que se conocieran (or se encontraran etc.)
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.