In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(assured of success)to be made — tener el futuro / el porvenir resuelto / asegurado
- if you can pull it off, you're made (for life) — si lo logras, tienes el futuro resuelto (de por vida)
- to have it made — tener el éxito asegurado
2(ideally suited)they were made for each other — estaban hechos el uno para el otro
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.