In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1she was tiresomely fastidious — era quisquillosa hasta el aburrimiento
- he tiresomely refused to let me board the train — se puso pesado y se negó a dejarme subir al tren
- housework is tiresomely repetitive — el trabajo de la casa es aburrido y monótono
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.