In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1grito de guerra masculine
- A former regimental sergeant major has issued a war cry to pensioners to back our campaign to save three under-fire post offices.
- A ball of fire erupted out, shattering the susurration with a jarring war cry.
- The two bellowed a war cry and charged at each other.
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.