In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Musicacorde masculinemajor/minor chord — acorde mayor/menor
- it touches some common chord in all of us — nos llega a todos
3to strike/touch a chord
- that struck a chord with her — eso le tocó la fibra sensible
- his speech struck the right chord with the audience — su discurso estuvo en perfecta sintonía con el sentir del público
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.