In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(friend/mother) echar de menos(friend/mother) echar en falta(friend/mother) extrañar Latin Americahe was longing for her return — estaba deseando que volviera
- she longed for Friday to arrive — estaba deseando que llegara el viernes
- the longed-for moment had arrived — había llegado el tan anhelado / esperado momento
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.