In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1de mal genioirasciblehe's so short-tempered with his children — tiene tan poca paciencia con los hijos
- I had to admit that I was starting to love that smirk but I was growing short-tempered and impatient.
- Sure, he was often short-tempered and angry, but this time it was something different.
- As his health had improved he'd become steadily more irritable and short-tempered.
- They are short-tempered, resent authority, and have difficulty dealing with criticism.
- Many drivers said they became irritable or short-tempered during the winter.
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.