In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1it looks as though it's healing nicely — parece que está cicatrizando bien
- you look as though you could use a drink — me da la impresión de que no te vendría mal un trago
- you look as though you've just seen a ghost — ¡ni que hubieras visto un fantasma!
- it looks as if we're going to be on our own — parece (ser) que vamos a estar solos
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.