In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1despite the wind she arrived with not a hair out of place — a pesar del viento llegó impecable
- modern furniture would look out of place in this room — quedaría mal / no resultaría apropiado poner muebles modernos en esta habitación
- a small tip would not be out of place — una pequeña propina no estaría fuera de lugar
- I felt very out of place there — me sentí totalmente fuera de lugar allí
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.