In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(right, qualification)the rules governing eligibility for benefits — el reglamento que establece los requisitos necesarios para tener derecho a las prestaciones
- they challenged his eligibility to stand for election — cuestionaron si reunía los requisitos para presentarse a las elecciones
2(suitability for job, rank)idoneidad feminine
3(in US football)derecho a recibir un pase adelantado
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.