In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(relax)you ought to ease up at your age — a tu edad deberías tomarte las cosas con más calma
- if we ease up now, we'll never get back on schedule — si bajamos el ritmo ahora, nunca nos pondremos al día
2(slow down)disminuir la velocidadaminorar la marcha
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.