In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he went to the door, but the others hung back — él se acercó a la puerta, pero los demás se quedaron atrás
- she hung back, waiting for the best moment to speak — se contuvo, esperando el mejor momento para hablar
- he hung back from voicing his own opinion — se abstuvo de expresar su opinión
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.