In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(proceso)adaptationadjustmentadmiro tu capacidad de adaptación — I admire your ability to adapt / your adaptability
2(cosa adaptada)adaptationla adaptación cinematográfica — the screen / movie / film version
- es una adaptación del sistema usado por Parker — it is an adaptation of the system used by Parker
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.