In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(plunder)saquearthe army ravaged the town — el ejército saqueó la ciudad
- a country ravaged by war — un país asolado / devastado por la guerra
- a forest ravaged by fire — un bosque arrasado por el fuego
- a body ravaged by disease — un cuerpo en que la enfermedad ha (/ había etc. ) hecho estragos
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.