In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1it came to me in a flash — de repente lo vi claro
- it was all over in a flash — todo pasó en un momento / en un abrir y cerrar de ojos
- I'll be back/I was out in a flash — vuelvo/salí volando
- he was flash and out in a flash — entró y salió como un rayo
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.