In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the innovations wrought by the computer revolution — las innovaciones que trajo aparejadas la revolución informática
- the devastation wrought by the war — los estragos causados por la guerra
- some miraculous change had been wrought in him — un cambio milagroso se había operado en él
1finely wrought features — rasgos finamente cincelados literary
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.