In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1USdated(small boy)pequeño masculine
2a tad — un poco
- I for my part kept my distance, partly out of a still remaining tad of guilt and partly out of an odd feeling that after all that had gone before I wasn't sure quite what to say to her on her departure.
- A tad more pressure, the paper blots, and the picture goes awry.
- With tad of green eyeliner bringing out my brown eyes and clear gloss smudged on my full lips, I was ready to go.
- A tad more emotional wallowing might be desired by some, but I don't find it lacking in depth or enjoyment.
- I leaned over Justin and rolled down the window the tiniest tad.
- A tad more luck in front of goal and it could have been a different outcome.
- Growth of 3% is perhaps a more tad more realistic.
- A tad too much and it can control the whole drink.
- A tad more modesty, and less time spent on delivering spin to the English media, might have produced a different result.
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.