In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1asegurarse de algomake sure (that) you're not late — no vayas a llegar tarde
- have you made sure of a hotel when you arrive? — ¿has hecho una reserva en un hotel para cuando llegues?
- I think I've got everything, but I'll just make sure — creo que lo tengo todo pero voy a asegurarme / a cerciorarme
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.