In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(judgment, opinion)juicio masculinevaloración femininein my estimation — a mi juicio
- Such shrewdness is based on a full knowledge and estimation of any situation.
- As I contemplate this revelation, the character improves in my estimation.
- Instead, right-to-die advocates project their own gloomy estimation of the worth of human life on to these poor souls.
- He has far too exalted an estimation of human reason and far too optimistic a view of human nature.
2(esteem)to go up/down in sb's estimation — ganarse/perder la estima de algn
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.