In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1dos masculineto cut sth in two — cortar algo en dos / por la mitad
- they are two of a kind — son tal para cual
- that makes two of us — ya somos dos
- two can play at that game — donde las dan las toman
1dossee also four
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.