In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be on the phone — tener teléfono British
- she's on the phone at the moment — está hablando por teléfono
- you're wanted on the phone — te llaman por teléfono
- I'll get on the phone to her right away — ahora mismo la llamo (por teléfono)
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.