In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1central eléctrica feminineusina eléctrica feminine South Americathey are the intellectual powerhouse of this college — son el alma máter / el motor intelectual de esta facultad
- the nerve center and powerhouse of the corporation — el centro neurálgico y motriz de la compañía
- she's a powerhouse of ideas and inspiration — es una fuente inagotable de ideas e inspiración
- he's the powerhouse of the team — es el puntal del equipo
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.