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(of hair, skirt) lo corto(of person) baja estatura feminine(of distance) lo corto(of message) brevedad feminine
1.2(of visit, trip)brevedad femininelo breve
2shortness of(deficiency)(money/staff/time) falta de algo feminineshortness of breath — falta de aliento feminine
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.