In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(not in sequence) desordenado(not working) descompuesto Latin America(not working) averiado[ S ]out of order — no funciona
- that remark was out of order — ese comentario estuvo fuera de lugar
- you were out of order asking her where she was going — estuviste mal en preguntarle adónde iba
- would I be out of order in calling for an inquiry? — ¿sería improcedente que solicitara que se haga una investigación?
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.