In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1espera feminine[ S ]no waiting — prohibido estacionar
2(serving)trabajar de camarerotrabajar de mesero Latin America
- Jin is part of the waiting staff while a confident Sun, looking beautiful, is part of the high society, it's her father's party.
- Its drive began when generous waiting staff donated a week's tips to the cause.
- There was a mix of waiting and bar staff, including Asians and people from the Continent, Australia and New Zealand.
- A special thank you to all the enthusiastic young waiting staff who worked so hard and were a pleasure to work with.
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.