In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1votación femininepolling closes at eight o'clock — la votación termina a las ocho
- most districts reported light polling — la mayoría de los distritos registraron una escasa participación
- (in UK) polling card — tarjeta de votantes
- polling clerk — escrutador
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.