In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(appalled)horrorizadoa shocked silence greeted the announcement — la gente quedó muda de asombro al oír el anuncio
- we were shocked at their callousness — nos horrorizó su crueldad
2(scandalized)(whispers) escandalizado(whispers) de indignaciónletters from shocked viewers — cartas de telespectadores indignados / escandalizados
- I was shocked to hear that … — me indigné cuando me enteré de 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.