In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bright informalsmartes muy abusado para las ciencias — he's very hot on science informal
- (ponte) abusado con la bolsa, aquí asaltan mucho — be careful with / watch your bag, there are a lot of muggers around here
- si no te pones abusado te van a quitar la novia — you're going to lose that girlfriend of yours if you don't get your act together / smarten your ideas up
1watch out!look out!¡abusado con los alacranes! — watch out for the scorpions!
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.