In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(consume)(fuel) consumir(calories) quemarthis car really burns up the miles — este coche corre de maravilla informal
- he was burned up with jealousy — lo consumían los celos
1.2US informal (annoy, anger)enfermar Latin America informalcalentar River Plate informalponer enfermo Spain informal
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.