In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the boys get out of hand when their father is away — los chicos se descontrolan cuando el padre no está
- the situation is getting out of hand — la situación se les (or nos etc.) va de las manos
- (without thinking) to reject sth out of hand — rechazar algo de plano
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.