In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I felt that weird shifting movement and a feathery light object grazed my bare skin.
- That one sweet moment of tender love and care, wrapped up in a light feathery kiss.
- She stares down at the infant and reaches out to touch its fine, feathery black hair.
- Picking up a small dandelion as they walked, Sara struggled to blow off all the flimsy, feathery seedlings.
- Hats must be worn, and not little feathery flimsy things, but proper ones which cover the crown.
2(light, fluffy)(texture/pastry) muy ligero(texture/pastry) muy liviano Latin America
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.