In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(coating)baño de oro masculine
- Fans both young and old stood in awe at the trophy, which stands some three feet high and is made of 23-carat sterling silver, gold plate and the precious green stone malachite.
- On the left side of the frame is the Thunder Ranch logo in gold plate.
2(tableware)vajilla de oro feminine
- Mrs. Brawnings readily put down a wad of cash onto the little gold plate and led the way out to the car park.
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.