In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1terminaracabarwe ended up in Boston — terminamos / acabamos en Boston
- that boy will end up in serious trouble — ese chico va a terminar / acabar muy mal
- I ended up doing it myself — terminé / acabé haciéndolo yo mismo
- who would have thought he would end up (as) President? — ¿quién hubiera pensado que iba a terminar / acabar siendo presidente?
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.