In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1arreglo masculinerather a peculiar ménage — un arreglo un tanto extraño
- ménage à trois — ménage à trois
- You'll find your run-of-the-mill standard, square tables, some even set for three for ménages of the same size, but what's really nice is the presence of larger round tables, more conducive to dinner with conversation.
- In 1869 Bizet married Geneviève, the daughter of his teacher Halévy, but their ménage was soon interrupted by the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian War and the turmoil of the Commune.
- Moreover, even though the men in the film do ultimately incorporate the mother, her return is experienced by the audience as an unfair intrusion and the men's inclusion of her in their ménage a generous (if also pragmatic) gesture.
- He asked his grandmother, with whom the family lived in a ménage that included the up-and-coming young pianist John Lill, for a loan of £50 to buy it.
- Picasso's turbulent love-life and his complicated ménage of women and ‘love-children’ meant that women are central to his art.
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.