In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine representanteagente (comercial)
2(person responsible)safety/childcare/sports rep — responsable de seguridad/del cuidado de los niños/de deportes
- a union rep — un representante sindical
1BritishTheatrecompañía de repertorio feminineto be/act/work in rep — trabajar en una compañía de repertorio
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.