In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1caracol masculineat a snail's pace — a paso de tortuga
- Small stabbings of pain made him move at a snails pace.
- A ship, slower than a snail, is crossing the sea.
- On a different front - gender equality has been moving at a snails pace in Namibia, which serves as a particular challenge for the incoming government to improve the situation.
- When this kicks in, the PC can slow to a snails ' pace.
- Your internet connection is slow as a snail and your telephone makes buzzing noises.
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.