In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1that sort of thing is frowned upon — eso está muy mal visto
- their relationship was frowned on by her parents — sus padres no veían la relación con buenos ojos
- her superiors frowned on her methods — sus métodos no contaban con la aprobación de sus superiores
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.