In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- I have inspected the premises, and have concluded that I reside in an outrageous fire trap.
- ‘It's a fire trap, always has been,’ Chelsea pronounces.
- The building is a fire trap, and the smoke alarms, which used to go off at all times, now don't work.
- For example, even Dublin Corporation, probably the most dynamic local authority in the country, is failing to deal with hundreds of properties which are fire traps.
- The old wooden and crowded housing can also become fire traps.
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?
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