In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
persona que no sienta cabeza
3(swimming stroke)estilo mariposa masculineestilo de mariposa masculine Mexicoto do the butterfly — nadar (estilo) mariposa
4(nervous feeling)nerviosmy butterflies disappear as soon as I get on stage — los nervios se me pasan en cuanto subo al escenario
- to get/have butterflies (in one's stomach) — ponerse/estar nervioso
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.