In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(worse/better) bastante(worse/better) considerablementethe situation has improved considerably — la situación ha mejorado considerablemente / en gran medida
- In truth, much of her verse is as light as souffle but has considerably more substance.
- The obvious answer is that the state has got considerably larger under Labour.
- He would be interesting to talk to because he knows considerably more about it than me.
- Getting legislation through the Senate in particular will be considerably easier.
- Most things got a little more than the starting price, some considerably more.
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.