In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(contract/bid/hand) sin triunfotwo/three no-trumps — dos/tres manos sin triunfo
- So it beats a ten heart bid, but is beaten by a ten no-trump bid.
- A bid for a greater number of points is higher than a bid for a lesser number, and a no-trump bid is higher than a bid of an equal number of points with a trump suit.
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.