In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1a las mil maravillasdivinamentethey got on famously — se llevaron divinamente / a las mil maravillas
- The players got on famously, becoming the first team in 11 years to put three past Brazil.
- So Angus talked as though to a lecture room of students, and from then on, he and Duncan got on famously.
- It should be noted that Schmeling was himself never a Nazi: he had a Jewish manager, and they got along famously.
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.