In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1no one owned up — nadie reconoció / admitió tener la culpa
- come on, own up — anda, reconócelo / confiésalo
- to own up to sth/-ing
- no one would own up to having left the window open — nadie quiso reconocer / admitir que había sido quien dejó la ventana abierta
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.