In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1mina de sal femininesalina feminineback to the salt mine(s)! — ¡vuelta al yugo / al tajo! humorous
- But until then, it's back to the salt mines (law firm) for me…
- My wife goes to the salt mines; I stay home and have the gals over in the afternoon for bonbons and pink squirrels.
- There have been a series of summer transfer stories (or in actual fact non-stories) which have had the fans working long and hard in the salt mines that are the football forums.
- So it's back to the salt mines here in Cambridge.
- So… are we calling it a day or are you going to make us spend all day at the salt mines?
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.