In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(frighten away)I began making inquiries, but I was warned off in no uncertain terms — empecé a hacer averiguaciones, pero me advirtieron claramente que no continuara
2he warned us off his land — nos advirtió que nos fuéramos de su propiedad
- I tried to warn him off drugs — traté de prevenirlo sobre las consecuencias del uso de las drogas
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.