In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in general)this was done to relieve overcrowding on the platforms — esto se llevó a cabo para paliar el congestionamiento en los andenes
- they complained about the overcrowding on the trains — se quejaron de lo aborrotados que iban los trenes
2(in prisons)hacinamiento masculinethe severe overcrowding in our prisons — el hacinamiento en nuestras cárceles
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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.