In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1lanzarle una indirecta a algnI might drop a hint to the boss in passing — puede que se lo deje caer al jefe de pasada
- he hasn't actually said so, but he keeps dropping hints — decirlo, no lo ha dicho pero está todo el día lanzando indirectas / insinuándolo
- drop Joe a hint that the grass needs cutting — insinúale a Joe que habría que cortar el césped
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.