In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(run/travel) de norte a surthese valleys run north-south — estos valles van de Norte a Sur
1(direction/axis) que va de norte a surthe north-south divide — división de carácter sociológico, tecnológico y económico que separa a los países ricos del norte y los más pobres del sur
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.