In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1police have warned people to be on the watch for burglars — la policía ha advertido a la gente que tenga cuidado con los ladrones
- she was on the watch for the postman — estaba esperando a ver si veía al cartero
- the mother is constantly on the watch for possible danger — la madre está constantemente alerta por si hay algún peligro
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.