In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Cookingperro caliente masculineperrito caliente masculinepancho masculine River Plate
- On Sundays, the bar opens its kitchen, serving burgers, hot dogs, and pizza.
- If you don't like the two main entrées and are tired of hamburgers and hot dogs, we serve an outstanding broiled chicken twice a day.
- The essence of baseball food is a bun-wrapped wiener - be it hot dog, bratwurst or sausage.
- Fresh meat is lower in sodium than luncheon meat, bacon, hot dogs, sausage and ham.
- At lunchtime there is a poolside barbecue, at tea-time sandwiches and cake, and after hours a hot cabinet serving pizza and hot dogs with fried onions.
2US informal(show-off)fanfarrón masculine informalfanfarrona feminine informal
- The viewers in my house were all worried about redneck/macho reactions among competitors when Kobayashi first won the hot dog round and then went on to win the grand prize.
- And with spectacular past performances in hot dog waves as a guide - talent wise - Tim has what it takes to go wire-to-wire.
3US slanghot dog! — ¡caray! euphemistic dated informal
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.