In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to play leapfrog — saltar al potro
1saltarJohn leapfrogged over his brother — John saltó por encima de su hermano
- she leapfrogged into second place — saltó al segundo lugar
1she leapfrogged her less ambitious colleagues — dejó atrás a sus colegas menos ambiciosos
- This game of electoral leapfrog might be in the best interest of individual states, but it's destructive to the national interest.
- Key states play leapfrog in the skirmish for early primary dates.
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.