In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(glass/container) llenarMotor vehicles (battery) cargar(income/capital) suplementarlet me top you up! — dame que te sirvo un poco más
- I need to top up my cell phone/mobile phone — tengo que recargar la tarjeta (de) prepago de mi celular/móvil
- the flowers need topping up with water — hay que ponerles más agua a las flores
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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.