In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(day/experience) duroI find him quite trying — es una persona que pone a prueba mi paciencia
- this job is very trying on the eyes/nerves — este trabajo cansa mucho la vista/es desquiciante
- A trying, testing, history lesson maybe - but one that yields an abundance of rewards.
- This week he said he was beginning to renew his love of the game after the trying period he has endured.
- Singaporeans are going through difficult and trying times in varying ways.
- Seriously though, can anyone this side of the Orion belt say they did not expect a difficult and trying season?
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.