In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(pen/earring) juguetear con(possibility) contemplar(possibility) darle vueltas a(affections/person) jugar conI've been toying with the idea of … — le he estado dando vueltas a la idea de …
- she was toying with her food — estaba jugueteando con la comida
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.