In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to hoke it up — actuar con afectación / amaneramiento
- The principals of The Wandering Scholar hoke it up, but the piece can take it.
- Whether studio pressure can be blamed I couldn't say, but Ford, for all his inventiveness and all his unbound talent, still manages to hoke it up with the best of them.
- She has said that the cast was specifically asked to "hoke it up."
- That night they were fabulous, hoking it up and ‘yee-haw’ ing.
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.