In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1madre femininemadre datedmamámadrean expectant mother — una futura madre / mamá
- an unmarried mother — una madre soltera
- mother of three killed in a blast — madre de familia muere en una explosión
- she was a second mother to me — fue como una segunda madre para mí
- he's a mother's boy — es un niño / un nene de mamá
- they all died, every mother's son (of them) — se murieron absolutamente todos
- some mothers do have them — ¡hay cada idiota suelto por el mundo!
- shall I be mother? — ¿sirvo yo?
- mother love — amor de (la) madre
- mother plane — avión nodriza
- mother ship — buque nodriza
- ‘Mother,’ said the conductor, ‘do you want to go to Denver?’
- Mother Aquinas faced the decision with great courage and tact.
- Sr. Elizabeth Ann Eckert is the new reverend mother of the Anglican Sisterhood of St. John the Divine, succeeding Sr. Constance Joanna Gefvert.
1como Dios lo trajo al mundo informal
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.