In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to go hog-wild — (with great enthusiasm) volverse loco informal
- I tried to set a temperate pace as these delicacies appeared, but it wasn't long before I was going hog-wild.
- ‘It's not the case that the government has gone hog-wild,’
- Now, you have their address stored, and can go hog-wild ordering stuff.
- The day they took possession of the house, they went to the Home Depot and ‘went hog-wild and bought $1,000 worth of supplies,’
- But coaches should avoid the temptation to go hog-wild with changes.
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.