In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(act foolishly)hacer payasadashacer el tonto Spainhacerse guaje Mexicochildren shouldn't fool around with electricity — los niños no deben jugar con la electricidad
2(be sexually involved)girls who fool around — las chicas que andan con uno y con otro
- he was fooling around with other women — tenía enredos / andaba con otras
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.