In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1I needed help, but they didn't want to know — necesitaba ayuda, pero ellos … ¡si te he visto no me acuerdo!
- the government didn't want to know — el gobierno se desentendió completamente / no quiso saber nada
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.