In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
2(move off)(train/bus) arrancarthe train was pulling away from the station — el tren salía de la estación
3(move ahead)adelantarseshe began pulling away from the rest of the runners — empezó a dejar atrás a los demás corredores
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.