In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1you seem to have taken a shine to my watch — parece que te ha gustado mi reloj
- they really took a shine to each other — quedaron prendados el uno del otro
- she took an immediate shine to the dress — enseguida le echó el ojo al vestido
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.