In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1how well up are you on what's been happening? — ¿cuánto sabes / qué tan enterado estás de lo que ha estado sucediendo?
- she used to be up on current affairs — antes estaba al tanto / al corriente de los temas de actualidad
- we want to see how well up he is in company law — queremos ver cuánto sabe de derecho empresarialface
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.