In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1she left the company to do her own thing — se fue de la empresa para trabajar por su cuenta
- I want to be able to do my own thing without anybody interfering — yo quiero estar a mi aire sin que nadie se meta
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.