In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
2(in gymnastics)voltereta hacia atrás feminine
3USinformal(reversal of policy)giro de 180 grados masculineviraje de 180 grados masculineto do a flip-flop — dar un giro / viraje de 180 grados
4Electronics Computingflip-flop masculine
2(in gymnastics)dar una voltereta hacia atrás
3USinformal(reverse policy)dar un viraje de 180 grados
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.