In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(summon)I was hauled up before the court — me llevaron a juicio
- she was hauled up before her boss — tuvo que ir a rendirle cuentas al jefe
- he was hauled up on a fraud charge — le entablaron juicio por fraude
2British(reprimand)llamarle la atención aI hauled him up about his manners a few times — le llamé varias veces la atención sobre sus modales
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.