In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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1(indeed, truly)sí¡sin duda!
- The Turks became such powerful political brokers in late 16th-century Europe that the French humanist Michel de Montaigne concluded that ‘the mightiest, yea the best settled estate that is now in the world is that of the Turkes’.
- If we deny ourselves in anything, that our hearts stand strongly for, because it hinders us in holy courses, God will be sure to recompense us in spiritual things abundantly, yea, and in temporal things many times.
- Once have I spoken; but I will not answer: yea, twice; but I will proceed no further.
- And many were the prophets and spiritual guides, yea, countless were they: they sprang from the dust and to dust they returned.
1(so, to this extent)yea high/wide/long — así de alto/ancho/largo
- You're probably used to seeing the American armadillo, sometimes called the midget armadillo, which only grows to be about yay big.
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.