In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1parlotear informalto prate about sth — parlotear sobre algo informal
- So, I'm not going to stop prating on and on about my favorite sport, but I won't do it nearly as much.
- It's even worse for them to prate about privacy when it's clearly just a PR move.
- Our culture is riven with ambiguity; we prate of our history but erase anything inconvenient from our collective hard-drive.
- As late as December, 1997 he was prating to MPs about the need for water in Scotland ‘to remain unambiguously in public ownership and to be clearly democratically accountable’.
- How we dare even prate about democracy is beyond me.
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.