In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1informal¡ah!¡pa! River Plate informalwow, what a fabulous dress! — ¡ah! ¡qué vestido más fantástico!
1slang(success)exitazo masculine informalthe show was a wow with the kids — la función volvió locos a los niños / fue un exitazo con los niños
1slangenloquecer informalvolver loco a informal
- The CD ends on a wow note, with Enough, a deep and beautiful piece.
- Unlike ‘Within the Golden Hour,’ ‘Changes’ doesn't end on a wow note but instead recapitulates its opening scene, as the curtain falls.
distorsión del tono
1(turntable) distorsionar el tono
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.