In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(derive)the town takes its name from … — la ciudad debe su nombre a …
- the title of the book is taken from the Bible — el título del libro está tomado de la Biblia
- I took the idea from a newspaper story — saqué la idea de una noticia del periódico
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.