In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(theater/stadium) lleno de bote en bote(bus/carriage) repleto(bus/carriage) atiborrado de gente(wardrobe/shelves/drawer) atiborrado
- From the names this author gives his characters, to the situations he creates for them, every page was cram-full of insights and surprises.
- Ruinous pickups, cram-full of teenagers in an elevated mood, swayed toward us at racetrack speeds.
- The scotch was just one extra in a room cram-full of them.
- The lobby has been transformed into a funky pseudo-greenroom, cram-full of couches, armchairs and divans.
- The online store is cram-full of bags in neat retro-ish patterns.
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.