In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(sharp edge) redondear(sharp edge) alisar
1.2(end suitably)(meal/day) terminar(day/meal) rematarthe award rounded off a brilliant career — el galardón fue el broche de oro de una carrera brillante
2concluirterminarto round off I'd like to say that … — para concluir / terminar quisiera decir que …
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.