In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the portrait hardly does her justice — el retrato no le hace justicia / no la favorece
- to do him justice, I must admit that … — para ser justos (con él), tengo que reconocer que …
- they haven't done the topic justice — el tema no está tratado como se merece
- he couldn't do justice to the meal — no pudo hacerle honor a la comida
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.