In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He may have left us but he did leave behind a slice of heaven for us to enjoy while we are still earthbound.
- But this was a rather more earthbound experience.
- In terms of Irish stereotypes, Beowulf seems like a Gaelic rather than a Celtic piece of art - canny, virile and earthbound rather than dreamy, spiritual and involuted.
- Wide and slow-flowing, it washes away all earthbound memories and desires, leaving the spirit clean once again.
2(meteor/spacecraft) que se dirige a la Tierra
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.