In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1you sit tight, I'll call a taxi — no te muevas / quédate aquí tranquila, que yo llamo un taxi
- the company thinks it can sit tight till better days — la empresa cree que puede aguantar hasta que vengan tiempos mejores
1we'll have to sit tight and see what happens — vamos a tener que esperar a ver qué pasa
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.