In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1abastecerseaprovisionarseBusiness hacer un estocBusiness proveerse de existenciasto stock up on/with sth
- we'd better stock up on coffee before it goes up — más vale que compremos bastante café / hagamos una buena provisión de café antes de que suba
- they are stocking up with fancy goods for Christmas — están haciendo un estoc de artículos para regalo para Navidad
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.