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 UK)plan (personal) de ahorro en acciones masculine
- This comes at a time when other investment taxbreaks have been cut back sharply, not least personal equity plans.
- Mortgages linked to pensions, personal equity plans, and ISAs were each in their day the favoured loan of ‘fashionable’ borrowers.
- ISAs were introduced to replace personal equity plans and Tessas.
- I must get cracking and sell all those personal equity plans and ISAs I bought.
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.