In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1maleducadodescortéshe's so ill-mannered — no tiene modales / educación
- it was very ill-mannered of her — fue muy descortés de su parte
- I found him to be ill-mannered and didn't take to him at all.
- Golf parties are not notoriously rowdy or ill-mannered.
- But many people, however, now celebrate and defend rude, ill-mannered behavior.
- It was quite rude and ill-mannered of you to make them wait on you.
- When Winston Churchill visited Bletchley during the war to make a speech to the codebreakers, he thought they were ill-dressed, ill-mannered and eccentric.
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.