In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(start work on)ponerse ait's time you got down to writing those letters — es hora de que te pongas a escribir esas cartas
- let's get down to business — (let's start working) pongamos manos a la obra
- when you get down to it, there's little to choose between them — si te pones a ver, no hay mucha diferencia entre ellos
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.