In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(head toward)dirigirse haciadirigirse ahe made for the door, but she stopped him — se dirigió hacia la puerta, pero ella lo detuvo
- she made straight for the bar — se fue derecho al bar
- they were making for home — iban camino a casa
2(encourage, promote)contribuir amutual distrust doesn't make for a good relationship — la desconfianza mutua no contribuye a una buena relación
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.