In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the reforms were made in the teeth of fierce opposition — las reformas se llevaron a cabo a pesar de la fuerte oposición
- we climbed the hill in the teeth of the wind — escalamos la montaña con el viento en contra
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.