In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Many very young people find themselves saddled with mountainous debts.
- It was a massive building lined with silver and jade, a mountainous structure glimmering in the sun.
- The government, meanwhile, is burdened with a debt to rich creditors so mountainous it can simply never be repaid.
- It is famous for its mountainous debt and its stupendous sales growth.
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.