In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he was elected by default — fue elegido por ausencia de otros candidatos
- the system was chosen by default — el sistema fue elegido a falta de una alternativa viable
- he won his case by default — ganó el juicio en rebeldía del demandado
- she won by default — ganó por incomparecencia de su rival
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.