In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(car/occasion) fabuloso informal(meal) espléndido(meal) magnífico
- The real leader is the drummer who makes a super-duper testament to rock, full of passion and rapier wit.
- I've eaten Indian in Tooting before - a super-duper veggie place - and would very much like to do so again.
- The bassist helps define each song with super-duper basslines and the guitar interplay is quite good.
- They shot the picture in some kind of super-duper 16, newly available from Kodak, and it reminds me once again of the glory of film.
- Suppose, however, that a dentist and I want to get together and write an application that implements his top-secret super-duper billing technique.
- If your electric heat comes from coal, buttoning up your house from standard insulation to super-duper can prevent the burning of 23 tons a year.
- Obviously, if there's a choice between a super-duper Special Deluxe Collector's Edition at $19.95 and a plain-vanilla version at $19.95, it's a no-brainer.
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.