In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1it's sort of sad to think of him all alone — da como pena pensar que está solo informal
- I do sort of think we should do something — creo que quizás deberíamos hacer algo
- do you want to go? — well, sort of — ¿quieres ir? — bueno, en cierto modo sí
- this is what you wanted, isn't it? — well, sort of — es lo que querías ¿no? — bueno, más o menos
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.