In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(do again)(work) rehacer(work) volver a hacerthe ironing will all have to be redone — se tendrá que volver a planchar todo
- The underfloor heating pipes and electric cables have been put in together and need to be separated, which will involve redoing the wiring.
- Instead of simply redoing that song, they twisted and turned it inside out, revealing new textures and motifs to play in and around.
- So I shall have to take time off work to study the plans, and spend time yet again redoing my objection.
- In the past, it had just been a matter of redoing the title cards in another language.
- My mother was a teacher, so she basically had to redo her qualifications, and Dad did a lot of travelling, so it was hard on her.
- Undoubtedly the band made the right move in redoing the album.
- I want to get the entire site to the point where I don't feel compelled to redo it ever again, and where what I'd done is not completely embarrassing.
- ‘It was great to get to redo it all over again,’ he said.
- Then I will determine how much redoing it would cost.
- The cost of redoing the whole thing in one go would be close to $2.5 billion, a sum the city says is beyond its resources.
- I did have blonde streaks but I don't have time to keep redoing them.
- However, all our efforts in redoing it have proved unsuccessful so far.
- We are in the process of redoing our plan and the final touches are being suggested at the moment.
- They may have changed - a lot were redone in the Victorian era.
- It's been destroyed and redone a couple of times since then.
- What if I don't bother to paint them but just extract them from a DVD and fool around cropping and redoing the image in the computer?
- I'm too tired to be doing this (and I'll redo it tomorrow).
- Once we have stopped people walking through the flower beds we might be able to redo the landscaping.
- It will take even longer to redo the database, he said.
- The commission is redoing their website now, but these things take time.
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.