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(leave, depart)(from meeting/concert/stadium) salirto come away from sth — salir de algo
- I came away with the impression that … — me quedé con la impresión de que …
- come away from there! — ¡no te acerques ahí!
2(become detached)(handle) salirse(button) caerse(wallpaper) despegarsethe knob came away in my hand — me quedé con la perilla en la mano
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.