In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1escribió una aclaración al margen — he wrote an explanation in the margin
- quisiera hacer una aclaración, yo no tuve nada que ver con esto — I'd like to make one thing clear / I'd like to clarify one thing, I had nothing to do with this
- le pediré aclaraciones sobre las circunstancias del accidente — I will ask him for an explanation of / for clarification of the circumstances surrounding the accident
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.