In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1an athlete is past it at his age — a su edad a un atleta ya se le pasó su cuarto de hora South America informal
- they think everyone over 40 is past it — piensan que cualquiera que tenga más de 40 ya está para cuarteles de invierno
- this carpet's past it — esta alfombra ya está para la basura
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.