In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1they tore the place apart looking for the money — lo destrozaron todo buscando el dinero
- the country is being torn apart by civil war — la guerra civil está desgarrando / destrozando el país
- the critics tore apart his last novel — los críticos se ensañaron con su última novela
- it tears me apart to see you like this — me desgarra verte así
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.