In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1¡esto es el acabóse! — this is the end / limit! informal
- es el acabóse de feo — he's incredibly ugly
- como administrador es el acabóse — as an administrator he's a complete disaster
- ¿qué tal la fiesta? — fue el acabóse — (fue muy mala) how was the party? — it was the pits
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.