In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(test)(product/machine/method) probar(employee/player) probar(player/employee) poner a pruebato try sth out on sb — probar algo con algn
- they tried the drug out on 50 patients — probaron el fármaco con 50 pacientes
2(be tested)presentarse a una pruebato try out for sth — presentarse a una prueba para algo
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.