In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1compañero de juegos masculinecompañera de juegos feminineamiguito masculine informalamiguita feminine informal
- Stacy is running for the presidency and needless to say his wife and daughters don't know about his little playmate.
- After the meal the man entertained himself in various ways with his playmate.
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.