In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1doble masculinetoque de difuntos masculineto sound the knell for sth — firmar la sentencia de muerte de algo
- it was the death knell of the party — fue la sentencia de muerte para el partido
- The huntsman's horn sounded the final knell when the last traditional hunt by the Tedworth came to en end.
- If you fear this may be just one more story to sound a warning knell about the IT skills shortage - not to worry.
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.