In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1that's nowhere near enough — con eso no alcanza, ni mucho menos
- are you ready? — nowhere near! — ¿estás listo? — ¡ni soñar!
1Warsaw is nowhere near Moscow — Varsovia está lejísimos de Moscú
- his answer was nowhere near right — se equivocó por mucho
- my house is nowhere near as big as theirs — mi casa no es tan grande como la suya ni mucho menos
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.