In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1feminine soldadofeminine militaran old soldier — un excombatiente
- be a brave little soldier — pórtate como un valiente
- to be a good soldier — ser leal y disciplinado
- a soldier of fortune — un mercenario
- to play (at) soldiers — jugar a la guerra
3BritishinformalCookingsoldiers — trozos de pan tostado que se comen con huevos pasados por agua
1literaryservir como soldado
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.