In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he really made a meal of a very simple job — se complicó mucho la vida con lo que era un trabajo muy sencillo
- a short letter will do: there's no need to make a meal of it — con una carta corta alcanza: no hay por qué exagerar
- the press really made a meal of his remarks on the role of women — la prensa les sacó muchísimo jugo a sus comentarios sobre el papel de las mujeres
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.