In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1grandiosidad feminineesplendor masculine
- It has all the pomp and grandeur of a Roman general marching into war with his troops.
- And he really enjoyed the glory and grandeur, you know, of being treated like a head of state.
- What makes his work memorable is this ability to observe people as they exhibited all their grandeur and flaws.
- The West Indian islands became the hub of the British Empire, of immense importance to the grandeur and prosperity of England.
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.