In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(audience) perplejo(frown) de perplejidad
- One has a look of perplexed surprise; the other, a haughty indifference.
- His face screwed up into a perplexed expression.
- In a short moment a smile had formed on Seth's once perplexed face.
- That edginess was not helped by the sort of erratic refereeing which caused perplexed reactions in both technical areas.
- Sophie looked up at his perplexed face and started laughing.
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.