In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Everybody simply stood motionless and horrified as the guy pulled back his arm and threw a punch at the old man's head.
- The victim's partner lay unconscious and motionless on the pavement for seven minutes after the attack.
- There's a jerk and the glider seems to hang for a moment, poised motionless.
- When I got to him he wasn't breathing, and was lying motionless on the road.
- Hundreds of people were standing, motionless and quiet, watching the screens with open mouths.
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.