In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(child/son/sister) mayor(employee/member) de más edadas pronoun the eldest — el/la de más edad
- my eldest helps me with the housework — el mayor / mi hijo mayor me ayuda en casa
- Their parents' expectations may be very high and the eldest child may have the most expected from them.
- Former South African president Nelson Mandela has revealed that his eldest son has died of Aids.
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.