In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(possession) desprenderse de(possession) deshacerse deI wouldn't part with it, however much you offered — por mucho que me ofrecieras, no me desprendería / desharía de él
- it's difficult to get them to part with their money — es difícil hacerles soltar dinero
- could you part with $20? — ¿me podrías dar 20 dólares?
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.