In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(persona) to stabfue acuchillado repetidamente en el pecho — he was stabbed repeatedly in the chest
- lo acuchillaron al salir del bar — he was stabbed / knifed as he came out of the bar
2(suelo) to sand(suelo) to sand down(mueble) (using a cabinet scraper) to scrape
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.