In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he went to great lengths to send me the money — hizo todo lo posible para enviarme el dinero
- he'd go to any lengths to get what he wants — es capaz de hacer cualquier cosa con tal de obtener lo que se propone
- she went to enormous lengths to help us — se desvivió por ayudarnos
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.