In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1have you seen my hat, by any chance? — ¿has visto mi sombrero por casualidad?
- do you by any chance happen to know where he lives? — ¿sabes por casualidad dónde vive?
- if by any chance she should call, give her my number — si (por casualidad) llamara / llegara a llamar, dale mi número
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.