In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(apropiado)me parece poco adecuado para una ocasión así — I don't think it is very suitable for such an occasion
- es la persona más adecuada para este trabajo — she is the best person / the most suitable person for the job / to do the job
- este no es el momento adecuado — this is not the right moment
- no disponemos de los medios adecuados para realizar el trabajo — we do not have adequate / the necessary resources to carry out the work
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.