In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1nerviososhe got jittery — le entró el canguelo Spain informal
- Abby starts to get very nervous and jittery and says that Tituba is the one responsible for all of this.
- She takes herself off to visit a nervous and jittery Sally, who is beginning to feel like a prisoner in her own home.
- They were jittery now and reacted nervously to any movement around their dugouts.
- Central Office at the moment is a nervous, jittery, uneasy place.
- Stories of other children succumbing would turn me into a jittery nervous wreck.
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.