In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(extravagant)derrochadordespilfarradora profligate misuse of the country's resources — un despilfarro de los recursos del país
1(immoral person)libertino masculinelibertina feminine
2(spendthrift)derrochador masculinederrochadora femininedespilfarrador masculinedespilfarradora feminine
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.