In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(confine, enclose)encerrarI'm shut in all day with the kids — estoy todo el día encerrado / enclaustrado con los niños
- the village is shut in on all sides by mountains — el pueblo está rodeado de montañas por todas partes
- close the door to shut the heat in — cierra la puerta para que no se vaya el calor
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.