In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(news) (distressing) triste(news) (shocking) terrible(language/behavior) ofensivothe reports from the disaster area were very upsetting — los reportajes que llegaban de la zona siniestrada eran sobrecogedores
- the separation was very upsetting for the child — la separación afectó / perturbó mucho al niño
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.