In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(emotions/feelings) desahogarto unbosom oneself to sb — desahogarse con algn
- to unbosom oneself of sth — liberarse / aliviarse de algo
- I pray you, therefore, to unbosom yourselves of all your doubts.
- ‘Reet, that does it’, said the GA, and stumped round to unbosom himself of the accumulated chagrin of the last month.
- It was he himself who overheard the secret utterances of Crazy Horse - that he had sat behind him, enveloped in his blanket when the chief was unbosoming himself, supposedly in secret.
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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.