In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Her ‘Jessica’ macramé maillot was absolutely beautiful, with a wide navel plunging centre, and creamy touch.
- Caitlin was surprised to find that despite being totally immersed in the pool, the white maillot she wore had not become soaking wet.
- She adjusts the straps of a chocolate maillot and frowns at herself in the mirror.
- By the end of that century, the ballerina's long tutu and the premier danseur's tights, trunks and maillot became de rigueur and virtually standardized.
- She exhibits an understanding of the need to balance fashion and function in her sleek black maillot trimmed in white.
- Sculpted by the raking light, the bathers are russet and gold in the sun, vibrant in blue and red two-piece swimsuits, trunks, a maillot, absorbed in the folding of towels and blankets.
- One-pieces are sexy without revealing too much: try the lilac maillot with three cut-out circles outlined in dark purple.
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.