In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the report puts us in the clear — el informe nos deja libres de toda sospecha
- once across the river, you'll be in the clear — una vez que hayas cruzado el río, estarás fuera de peligro
- another $500 and I'll be in the clear — 500 dólares más y estaré libre de deudas
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.