In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1thank heavens you're all right — menos mal / gracias a Dios que no te ha pasado nada
- thank God for that — gracias a Dios
- thank God I've finished — menos mal / gracias a Dios que ya he terminado
- thank goodness you came — menos mal que viniste
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.