In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(furnace/fire) (with coal) echarle carbón a(fire/furnace) (with firewood) echarle leña a(hatred) avivar(hatred) alimentar(tensions) agudizar
2informalstoke up! you won't be eating again for a while! — llénate bien, que va a pasar un buen rato antes de que vuelvas a comer
- she's stoking up for the long walk — está haciendo acopio de energías para la larga caminata
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.