In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1mataracabar conthe surviving members of the tribe were killed off by this disease — esta enfermedad mató a / acabó con los sobrevivientes de la tribu
- they were killed off by the invaders — fueron exterminados por los invasores
- acid rain is killing off these forests — la lluvia ácida está acabando con / está destruyendo estas selvas
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.