In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(consideration, fact)factor masculinethe time factor — el factor tiempo
- the nuclear/unemployment factor — la cuestión nuclear/del desempleo
2Mathematicsfactor masculineaccidents have increased by a factor of ten — el número de accidentes se ha multiplicado por diez
3(for debts)factor masculinefactora feminine
(measure of protection)factor masculinesun-protection factor 30 — protección solar factor 30 feminine
1Businesshacer factoring de
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.