In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1derogatory(form relationship with)empezar a juntarse
2(raise with)I shall be taking the matter up with the manager — le voy a plantear el asunto al director
- there are a couple of points that I'd like to take up with you — hay un par de cosas que quisiera discutir con usted
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.