In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(wish to join)to want in (on sth)
- my firm won't want in on those terms — con esas condiciones, mi empresa no va a estar interesada
- there's a poker game tonight: do you want in? — esta noche hay una partida de póquer ¿te apuntas?
2(wish to enter)querer entrar
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.