In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to give sb the shirt off one's back — darle hasta la camiseta a algn
- he'd give you the shirt off his back — es capaz de darte hasta la camiseta / hasta lo que no tiene
- he'd have the shirt off your back if you let him — ese es capaz de robarle a su madre
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.